Gurkhas based all over the UK, Brunei and Nepal celebrated the Hindu Festival of colours; Holi. It marks the beginning of spring and symbolises new beginnings. It’s a time to put conflicts and worries behind you and to start a fresh. It also commemorates the story of Prahlada, which is seen to symbolise good overcoming evil.
Soldiers from 2 RGR and The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas celebrated Holi in Shorncliffe. A temple service was organised in Sir John Moore Barracks to celebrate the event.