The festival of colors, Holi is on its way and the markets are flooded with all kinds and types of colors. Keeping in tune with conserving the environment and celebrating this holi in an eco friendly manner, eco-friendly colors have hit the market. Our correspondent Shilpa Suryavanshi gets the voices from the streets to know how they will be celebrating Holi this year. Holi is a very important festival in India. A festival of colors, holi is a festival that is immensely celebrated and enjoyed by all especially children. With city streets to take on a vibrant look with friends and family spraying each other with colored powders and water, we should not forget to play a safe Holi. To ensure that this time, environment is not harmed in anyway, eco-friendly colors have hit the market. The colors sold by small stalls are available in the range of Rs 5 to 50. In city shops and markets, natural and herbal colors are available which are obtainable at affordable rates. Dermatologists advice to use home made colors, which will not spoil your joy of celebration. There are certain very important precautionary measures we must undertake in order to protect our skin. Along with skin it is too imperative for us to pay attention to our hair: Penetration of chemical colors in eyes may lead to certain complication, which is why doctors recommend going for defensive options like wearing glasses. Way ahead of festival, college students and friends have started celebrating holi. But some of the environment conscious students are determined that this year they will celebrate this festival in eco friendly way. In the end, for all youngsters Holi is a festival of fun an enjoyment. Holi is meant to be a rough festival with tradition of applying colors to the guests and friends but we should make sure that fun, food and colors is all that is spread on this holy day of Holi. NMTV too wishes all our viewers a very Happy and Eco friendly Holi! With cameraperson Kala Jadhav, Shilpa Suryawanshi for NMTV news.
November 28, 2015
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