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The Significance Of Colours

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Holi is here and all of a sudden you see colours everywhere -- on people's faces, on the walls, in the streets and even in the sweets we eat during the festival.

However, these colours are not just for fun. Each colour signifies something and adds value to our lives. Read this ClipBook to know about the significance of colours in the house we live, the food we eat and the emotions we feel. Happy Holi!

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