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Colorful Elephant Festival, Jaipur

India’s national festival’s of Colours, Holi, in Jaipur, are the day to see yet a different sort of festival. The Elephant Festival is among the most favorite festivals of Jaipur, Rajasthan when you can obtain elephant pictures from different perspective. Elephant fete gives it is own capture and is celebrated every year in March on the occasion of Holi, the festival of colors. The people celebrate the spring festival of Holi by throwing flowers and Abir (colored powder) on one another.

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Elephant Festival begins with an parade from decorated Elephants marching towards the ground. Another competitions are formed to enjoy the festival to it is full. They’ve an lovely procession of bedecked elephants, camels, horses and folk dancers. The owners with pride embellish their elephants on vibrant colors, jhools (saddle cloth) and big jewelry. There a lot of disciplines in festival and some of most fantastic is elephant football game and many more.

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Several elephant sports such as elephant races, elephant-polo matches and an interesting elephants vs. men tug of war contest are organized on this gala occasion that add a lot color to already colourful and festive ambience.

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The elephant’s are among the most idolized animals in Indian mythology. They are in fact, believed to be one of the nine jewels that came out from the ocean as a result of the ocean-churning that occurred between the demons and gods to attain the elixir of life and immortality.

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These fete of Elephants revives the royalty of Jaipur, when populate love the glorious Elephant ride in the ground. The Elephants beautifully decked with floral themes, build ultimate image for the tourists. Being the time for Holi, holidaymakers play Holi mounting on these painted Elephants. Elephant Festival of Jaipur is strange, something different and definitely an particular treat for the tourists.

by Faraz Usmani

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