Google marks Holi festival with a colourful doodle

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:18

Zee Media Bureau/Salome Phelamei

New Delhi: Even as the nation celebrates the festival of colours- Holi, on Monday, March 17, Internet search giant Google has also joined the celebration by adding an interesting doodle on its India homepage.

Splashing various colours on the Google emblem, the doodle features a pichkari (water-gun) shooting colours and coloured water on the logo.

Although Google`s Holi doodle is not as synergistic as the earlier ones, the theme is cheerful and colourful.

To honour the occasion of Holi, earlier the search engine had showcased a doodle in 2001, then again in 2010 and 2011.
Holi is a spring festival celebrated in India. The festival of colours, which stands for the triumph of good over evil, also called sometimes festival of love. In recent times, the festival has spread in many parts of Europe and North America as a spring celebration of love, frolic and colours.

First Published: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:04

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