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Can you match this Gudi Padwa spirit?

March 28, 2017 15:23 IST
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Revellers young and old bring in the festival in Mumbai. 

See how Mumbaikars celebrated the New Year in the city.

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IMAGE: A view from the top -- it's grand, massive and colourful. 
All photographs: Sahil Salvi

gudi padwa girgaum mumbai new year

IMAGE: Girls in traditional finery rode bikes like a pro.

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IMAGE: Simply beautiful!

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IMAGE: Here's another cute participant.

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IMAGE: A colourful, decorated gudi is hoisted.

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IMAGE: The sheer power of these women playing the Nasik dhol spread infectious energy in the air.

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IMAGE: The participants also entertained everyone with warfare tactics from history, sharing lessons in self defense for women.

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IMAGE: Some came with their young ones riding pillion.

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IMAGE: These kids walking in perfect co-ordination stole everyone's hearts.

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IMAGE: A tribute to the Koli community of Maharashtra.

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IMAGE: A participant dressed as Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Maratha warrior.

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IMAGE: Kids performed the malkhamb.

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IMAGE: There were positive messages of women empowerment and save the girl child.

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