Holi is being celebrated in Terai-Madhesh region on Tuesday. The day after Holi is celebrated in the hilly areas of the country, Holi festival is being celebrated today in Terai-Madhesh.
According to the Puranas, Holi has been traditionally celebrated to commemorate Holika Vashma when she tried to kill Prahlada on the order of Hiranyakashypu, while in the Dwapara Yuga, there have been two religious beliefs that Vrajavasi started the Phagu festival in Khushiyali, the place where Putana, who was sent by Kansa to kill the child Shri Krishna, was killed.
In the Terai region, there is a tradition of singing the Jogira song that is sung on Holi, and the tradition of sharing happiness among relatives by painting colors has been going on. News Factory