It's rang barse already in Uttar Pradesh as people celebrate Lathmaar Holi

Holi is a day away, and people across India have already started celebrating. Here are some images of people indulging in some revelry ahead of festival.

Devang Dave March 22, 2016 16:18:15 IST
Revelers throw colored water on villagers during the Lathmar Holi celebrations in the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh. AFP
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Revelers throw colored water on villagers during the Lathmar Holi celebrations in the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh. AFP
Lathmar Holi celebrations were in full swing last week at a temple in Nandgaon in Uttar Pradesh. Here we see revelers covered in gulal (powdered colour) at the temple. AFP
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Lathmar Holi celebrations were in full swing last week at a temple in Nandgaon in Uttar Pradesh. Here we see revelers covered in gulal (powdered colour) at the temple. AFP
Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Nandgaon celebrate the Lathmar Holi festival. AFP
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Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Nandgaon celebrate the Lathmar Holi festival. AFP
Indian women from the north Indian village Nandgaon use large sticks to hit men holding shields as they participate in the celebrations of Lathmaar Holi. AFP
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Indian women from the north Indian village Nandgaon use large sticks to hit men holding shields as they participate in the celebrations of Lathmaar Holi. AFP
Song and dance followed the celebrations of Lathmaar Holi in Uttar Pradesh. AFP
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Song and dance followed the celebrations of Lathmaar Holi in Uttar Pradesh. AFP
Looks like the elderly at the Barsana village too had their share of fun during the Lathmaar Holi festival. AFP
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Looks like the elderly at the Barsana village too had their share of fun during the Lathmaar Holi festival. AFP
As the villagers of Nandgaon were busy throwing colours on each other, some others took the opportunity to perch on top of building to take photos. AFP
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As the villagers of Nandgaon were busy throwing colours on each other, some others took the opportunity to perch on top of building to take photos. AFP