Jammu: The Border Security Force jawans on Thursday celebrated the festival of Holi in Jammu and Kashmir.
BSF is the primary border guarding force of India and has been termed as the first line of defence of Indian territories. The officers and jawans of the para-military force work in tough and challenging conditions to keep the country safe.
Holi is one of the most ancient festivals which finds mention in our old Sanskrit texts like Dashakumar Charit and Garud Puran.
There are various legends which tell about the origin of this festival of colours. Some say that it is associated with the love between Lord Krishna and Radha while in Tamilnadu and Kerala, the legend that is popular is of Kamdev-the Love-god.