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Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane

Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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Girls in traditional dresses of warriors sitting on horse and participating in the Gudi Padwa Procession. The procession of Gudi Padwa, was taken out on the streets as the festival marks the beginning of Marathi New Year (As per Luni-Solar) in India.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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A girl in traditional dress poses for a picture during the Gudi Padwa procession in Thane.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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A girl dresses like warrior Rani Laxmi Bai (As per the Indian history, she had fought battle with her kid tied at her back) and participate in the procession march of Gudi Padwa.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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An artist sitting on the horse, participates in the Gudi Padwa procession in Thane.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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An artist talks over the phone as he moves along with the procession in Thane.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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An old lady leading a part of the march, gets involved into the crowd and performs a dance during the procession of Gudi Padwa.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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Kids dress up in attire of different cartoon character and move along with the Gudi padwa procession.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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A girl carries the Gudi (An inverted water vessel placed on a stick along with leaves and flowers) and makes her participation on the procession.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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A kid carries a saffron flag and waves it up in the air as she follows her parents to be part of the Gudi padwa procession.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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Women perform dance and cultural program during the Gudi padwa procession in Thane.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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Artists dress up like warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his team, and make their participation in procession of Gudi Padwa.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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People standing at the footpath look at the march and capture it in their camera.
Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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People standing at the footpath look at the march and capture it in their camera.
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Women perform dance and cultural program during the Gudi padwa procession in Thane.
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A band artist performs during Gudi padwa procession in Thane.
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A group of school kids perform gymnastics during the Gudi Padwa procession in Thane.
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A girl bows her head and prays in front of Lord Shiva idol during the Gudi Padwa procession in Thane.
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  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
  • Gudi Padwa procession takes place in Thane
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The procession of Gudi Padwa, was taken out on the streets as the festival marks the beginning of Marathi New Year (As per Luni-Solar) in India. Thousands participated in traditional dresses and performed a variety of dances and cultural programs.

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