Holi Passes Peacefully; Nitish, Lalu Celebrate Together

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Patna: Holi in Patna passed away peacefully on Thursday as people of all ages, particularly the younger crowd, observed the festival with much fervor a day after it was celebrated in other parts of the nation.

Holi celebrated in Patna.Holi celebrated in Patna.On the occasion, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wished the people of Bihar a happy Holi saying this was one festival that brought people from different faith together.

Throughout the city, young men were seen applying paint and color to their friends and even strangers – all in the spirit of Holi.

Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav and his two sons – Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav – played dry Holi at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's official residence at 7 Circular Road. A number of senior JD-U and RJD leaders also took part in the Holi celebration at the CM's residence.

Prashant Kishore, Kumar's special counsel and the election advisor to several other parties including the Congress, also celebrated Holi at the CM's house.

Holi was also observed at the Yadav residence where a number of supporters of both the Health Minister and Deputy Chief Minister came from Mahua and Raghopur to take part in the ongoing festivity.

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