Dhulivandan is a famous festival in Maharashtra
celebrated on the day next to the colorful Holi
festival. The festival heralds the arrival of the new crop and new season and is a pleasurable occasion for the agriculturalists, who celebrate the festival by worshipping the soil. In some regions, the festival is also famous as Dhuledi. Similar to the Holi, the festival attracts all sections of the society. During the festival, devotees wear new clothes and smear the faces with colorful powder. Associated with Lord Shiva
, Dhulivandan is celebrated in many urban cities of the state on the Holi day.