Yogi further adds colour to Holi festivities in Mathura, will be in Barsana after that
| Feb. 24, 2018, 12:52 p.m.
New Delhi, Feb 24: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is in Mathura to celebrate Lathmar Holi and will be in Barsana after that. Holi celebrations, which begins a week ahead, wore a more charming colour of excitement and festive mood as Yogi reached Mathura. Local MP Hema Malini was also accompanying him.
CM met children and women there. Women are self-employed after their skill development courses.
Excited with the preparations there the CM sounded happy when he said that he wished to take this event to an international level. He said,“Holi should be celebrated in a manner that people from across the world arrive in Mathura."
The buildings and walls of Mathura got a touch of saffron ahead of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s visit to the city to participate in the Lathmar Holi.
From cleanliness to giving the city a saffron hue, the Nagar Panchayat has not left a stone unturned to welcome the Chief Minister.
“The preparation is in full swing. The Nagar Panchayat has made all the facility available. We are cleaning the entire city for the festival,” said an official.
“Every year we used to celebrate a colourful Holi. This year it is saffronised. We are happy that the Chief Minister is coming to the city to celebrate the festival with us” said a local.