25th annual Phagwah parade marks Hindu celebration of spring
Dr. Sapna Parikh, ABC Channel 7 medical reporter, was one of the parade’s marshals.
A child watches as a girl doing traditional Hindu dances, in sneakers no less, makes her way down 125th Street during the parade.
Lachman Budhai, the 102nd Precinct Community Council president ,speaks with state Sen. James Sanders Jr., in shades, along the parade route.
Councilman Eric Ulrich covered in bipartisan purple powder.
The colored powder filled the air like celebratory fog.
An older woman dances as another girl sprays her with colored dye, a tradition during Phagwah, the Hindu “Festival of Colors.”
Participants on one of the floats wave to revelers as the parade makes it way down 125th Street to Atlantic Avenue.
Young people toss colored powder into the air in Smokey Oval Park on Atlantic Avenue after the parade.
Guyanese and Trinidadian flags displayed on Liberty Avenue.