GUWAHATI, March 2 - Holi, the Festival of Colours was celebrated all over the State with religious fervour. Reports filed by our correspondents are still tricking in.
In Chabua: Holi was celebrated peacefully at greater Chabua and its neighbouring areas today. Fortunately, no untoward incident took place during the festivities, an ANN Service report stated.
In Udalguri: People from all walks of life irrespective of caste, creed, colour, community and religion joined in unison to celebrate Holi with gusto.
In Udalguri town, the regional unit of AASU organised �Bator Holi� at Bishnu Rabha Kristi Sangha premises where 16 groups of men and women from the town and nearby villages participated.
Community celebrations also marked the occasion where the youths took out a procession throughout the town. Holi revellers, specially youths were seen descending on the roads and streets in their hordes and lending a carefree ambience to the celebrations. Young children with their dresses smeared and drenched in Holi colours presented a lovely picture.
�Holi is a shared colourful heritage and spirited carnival of India,� said a college student named Wajid Khan, smeared in Holi colours.
�Colours bring so much joy, may the cheer of colours always remain in our life�, opined another college student Barasha Chowdhury. The colours of the festival generated an ambience of goodwill and people participated in different functions that were held on the occasion. The citizens celebrated Holi with great enthusiasm and gaiety and joined family and friends.
Reports of peaceful Holi celebrations also poured in from Mazbat, Orang, Rowta Chariali, Harisinga and border villages along the Indo-Bhutan border and Arunachal Pradesh border.