While times are changing and adapt we must, we're losing the very essence of our traditions along the way. At one time colours for Holi were made from flowers, now they are made of toxic chemicals. The spirit of the festival has undergone a similar contamination.
Mithun Dey is a columnist, poet and freelance writer based out of Bongaigaon, Assam.
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