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Antony Blinken greets Hindu community on Holi, wishes the festival of colours bring happiness and friendship this season
Antony Blinken
Holi celebration in Washington DC. Photo Courtesy: Indian Embassy in the USA X page

Antony Blinken greets Hindu community on Holi, wishes the festival of colours bring happiness and friendship this season

| @indiablooms | 26 Mar 2024, 05:52 pm

US Secretary of  State Antony Blinken has wished the Hindu community in his country and across the globe as they celebrated the festival of colours Holi on Monday.

In his X post, Blinken wrote: "Wishing a joyful Holi to those celebrating in the United States and across the world. May the Festival of Colors bring you happiness and friendship this season."

Holi celebration was observed in the US capital Washington DC.

The Indian Embassy in the country shared several videos of the event and added on X: "Holi in the heart of Washington DC @DuPont circle - a joyous celebration resplendent with the colours, music and culture of India! In India, Holi marks the arrival of spring - this year, it coincides with the cherry blossoms weekend in DC! We wish all of you a Happy Holi!"

US envoy to India  Eric Garcetti earlier wished people in India on Holi and wrote: " #HappyHoli, friends! Celebrating my first Holi in India with delicious gujiyas made of American nuts - a delightful fusion of traditions and a celebration of #USIndiaDosti! I’ve had vibrant Holi celebrations back in Los Angeles, but nothing beats being here in India for the festival of colors. #CelebrateWithUS."

Holi was celebrated across India and across the globe on Monday with revellers engaging themselves in smearing colours and spending time with their friends and family members.

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