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A Nepalese devotee throws coloured powder after devotees erected a ceremonial bamboo pole know as a 'Chir', fringed with strips of cloth and representing good luck charms, on the first day of Holi, the festival of colours at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu on March 20, 2013. The Holi festival is celebrated all over the country to mark the victory of God Rama over Rawan, the King of Evil and symbolises the arrival of the spring season. The final day of Holi festival falls on March 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Nepalese devotee throws coloured powder after devotees erected a ceremonial bamboo pole know as a 'Chir', fringed with strips of cloth and representing good luck charms, on the first day of Holi, the festival of colours at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu on March 20, 2013. The Holi festival is celebrated all over the country to mark the victory of God Rama over Rawan, the King of Evil and symbolises the arrival of the spring season. The final day of Holi festival falls on March 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)
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March 20, 2013
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