Bhubaneswar: To aware people for celebrating herbal Holi instead of using chemical colours, the festival of colours is celebrated in a unique way in the Capital city today.
The programme organised by model and cine star Swapna Pati saw many people using turmeric paste, sandalwood paste, multani mitti and tomato paste to celebrate Holi.
Along with blind students, MP Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Congress leader Suresh Kumar Routray, Actor Soumya Ranjan, Social Activist Dilip Srichandan and Director Sushant Mani participated in the event.
Besides, singer Navya lent her voice in this event.
Briefing media persons, Swapna said, “We have tried a different type of thing to avoid many chemical colours available in market. We are making people aware so that they will not be victims of skin disease and water is not wasted. You play herbal Holi with herbal elements that are available in your house like turmeric, sandalwood, mulati mitti, tomato paste and enjoy it.”