Hundreds of devotees gathered and played ‘kapda Fad’ or ‘Huranga’ in in the premises of Dauji Temple in Baldeo area of Mathura district on Tuesday (March 30).
This is a different type of Holi played by people in Dauji Temple known as Holi Khasam Huranga. The sister-in-law tears the clothes of her brother-in-law and beats them fiercely. People from all over the country reach here to see and play this form of Holi.
This type of Holi was played by Lord Krishna with his sister-in-laws. The expenses of this festival are covered by the Dauji Temple authorities. This Huranga festival does not end until the flag at the top of the temple is not covered with different colours.
Amid rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country, public celebrations on Holi were banned in most parts of the country.