British Museum tweets 19th-century must-see Holi paintings!

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Holi is a festival of colors and is celebrated by Hindus across the world. Hindus not just in India, but also in Nepal, Mauritius, USA, UK, Guyana, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Fiji, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago and many other nations celebrate the festival in honor of Bhakt Prahlad and his devotion to Lord Vishnu.

As the festival of colors, it is played with much fervor across the world by Hindus and therefore is one of the most famous of the Hindu festivals. Diwali and Thaipusam are other major Hindu festivals.

Keeping in mind the festive occassion, the British Museum shared these 19th-century painting pictures on Twitter to make the day even better:




The British Museum official handle also tweeted:

Today Hindus across the world are celebrating – the spring festival of colours!

But it isn’t just about Holi festival alone for which the British Museum won admiration.Earlier too, it won the praise from Hindu statesman Rajan Zed after it started an exhibit on Lord Ganesha and displayed  13th-century sculpture and related items in 5 of the UK museums.

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