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Uttarakhand: No Holi In These Kumaon Villages That Fear ‘Wrath Of Gods’

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Uttarakhand: No Holi In These Kumaon Villages That Fear ‘Wrath Of Gods’

New Delhi: Whereas Holi was marked with fervour throughout Uttarakhand on Wednesday, some villages within the Kumaon area stayed away from the pageant of colors in worry of “wrath” of the native deities, information company PTI reported.

In line with the PTI report, twelve villages of the Talla Johar space in Munsiyari sub division of Pithoragarh district by no means have fun Holi as they don’t need to soiled “God’s personal mountains” and evoke the wrath of the deities.

These villages within the hill state embody Harkat, Matena, Papri, Paikuti, Barnia, Ring, Chulkot, Hokra, Manik, Gola, Jarthi and Khoyam, mentioned Pooran Pandey, a social employee in Munsiyari.

In line with the villagers, their ancestors used to have fun the pageant round 100 years again simply as the remainder of the Kumaon area. However every time the villagers got here out to play with colors, one thing indicating divine disapproval of the pageant passed off.

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As per the locals, as soon as whereas the villagers have been enjoying Holi, two snakes engaged in a combat within the temple campus of native deity Bharati Sain. Even within the subsequent years, one thing or the opposite was witnessed in temples of native deities which set individuals pondering, the villagers mentioned.

In line with an aged resident Harkot village, Khushal Singh Harkotia, the locals imagine that the deities don’t like the colors and have been reacting in some unusual technique to present their disapproval.

“Villagers dwelling exterior the villages have fun the pageant when they’re at their locations of labor or go to go to a relative elsewhere however when they’re again in their very own villages they don’t even put a tika on their foreheads,” Singh mentioned.

Locals additionally imagine that tragedy befalls anybody who tries to have fun the pageant of Holi in these Kumaon villages.


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