Home Galleries Other Festival of colour sees a grand start with Lathmar Holi in Uttar Pradesh Share Via Email Published: 07th March 2017 11:34 AM | Last Updated: 07th March 2017 12:19 PM Devotees throw coloured powder during celebrations for Lathmar Holi in Barsana on the outskirts of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. AFP 1 / 6 Lathmar Holi is a local celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi, usually some days ahead of the actual festival. AFP 2 / 6 Devotees covered in coloured powder look on as a drummer plays during celebrations for Lathmar Holi. AFP 3 / 6 Lathmar Holi translates as 'that Holi in which people hit with sticks'. AFP 4 / 6 Devotees throw coloured powder during celebrations for Lathmar Holi in Barsana on the outskirts of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. AFP 5 / 6 Women folk of Mathura celebrating Lathmar Holi in the traditional way. AFP 6 / 6 Stay up to date on all the latest Sport news with The New Indian Express App. Download nowGet the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.