15 March 2012 14:16 | By Antony Bennison
Week in pictures: 16th March 2012

Mathura



Women beat men with torn clothes during Huranga at the Dauji temple near the northern Indian city of Mathura. Huranga is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men. (© Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
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  • Women beat men with torn clothes during Huranga at the Dauji temple near the northern Indian city of Mathura. Huranga is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men. (© Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
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Women beat men with torn clothes during Huranga at the Dauji temple near the northern Indian city of Mathura. Huranga is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men.

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