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Revisiting Lathmar Holi, the colourful recreation of Radha-Krishna's relationship in villages of Nandgaon, Barsana
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Revisiting Lathmar Holi, the colourful recreation of Radha-Krishna's relationship in villages of Nandgaon, Barsana

Lathmar Holi is essentially the story of the two love-locked villages of Nandgaon and Barsana in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, believed to be the birthplaces of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha, respectively.

Finding Radha: An anthology of selected works explores Krishna's companion, her everlasting love
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Finding Radha: An anthology of selected works explores Krishna's companion, her everlasting love

Art depicts Radha and Krishna cross dressing in each other’s clothes as well as Krishna bowing his head at the feet of Radha. Lal says, “Our book foregrounds the contemporary reading of gender equality by highlighting such aspects of the story.”

Uttar Pradesh government introduces prohibition in Mathura district in deference to religious sentiments
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Uttar Pradesh government introduces prohibition in Mathura district in deference to religious sentiments

the Uttar Pradesh government has banned the sale of liquor in Barsana, Nandgaon, Gokul, Radhakund, Baldeo, and Goverdhan in Mathura district, which are connected to Lord Krishna.

After Diwali, now Uttar Pradesh govt to organise grand Holi celebration at Barsana
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After Diwali, now Uttar Pradesh govt to organise grand Holi celebration at Barsana

After the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department will now celebrate Holi in Barsana, the birth place of Radha, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced.

'Brijwasis' say government made a blunder by declaring only Vrindavan and Barsana as holy sites
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'Brijwasis' say government made a blunder by declaring only Vrindavan and Barsana as holy sites

The recent declaration of Vrindavan Nagar Palika Parishad and Barsana Nagar Panchayat here as 'holy pilgrim sites' by the Uttar Pradesh government has evoked a mixed reaction from the locals.

Uttar Pradesh: Thousands take part in Lathamar Holi celebrations in Barsana, Nandgaon villages
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Uttar Pradesh: Thousands take part in Lathamar Holi celebrations in Barsana, Nandgaon villages

The traditional 'Lathamar Holi' started with pomp at Barsana village, as couples celebrated the colourful festival with utmost zeal amid a tight security put in place by district authorities.