Chalk drawing for Tamil Nadu new year

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    Many designs were drawn before doorways today in Chennai. These are not drawn with a stick of chalk but rather poured carefully through the fingers.

    1. tas_veer 97 months ago | reply

      These are also called as Rangoli, means colored patterns or rows.
      More info at:

    2. chuha 97 months ago | reply

      Indeed. Thanks tas_veer. These aren't just for Tamil new year, but rather nearly every where in Chennai at door stops to houses, stores, temples and more. Mostly they're white, simple designs, but in temples they're often very colorful and sometimes more than just colored powder.

    3. Lars-Gunnar Svärd 92 months ago | reply

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