Hot on the heels of Holi comes Hola Mohalla (gallery)

Published: March 28, 2013

Hola Mohalla is a three-day Sikh festival, in which Nihang Sikh warriors perform Gatka (mock encounters with real weapons), tent pegging and bareback horse-riding, which usually falls in March following the Hindu festival of Holi.


Hola Mohalla (click on photo to enlarge)


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Indian Sikh holy men, known as Punj Pyara, take part in a procession to mark Hola Mohalla at The Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on March 28, 2013. Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

 

 


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