Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 12:28 PM
Colours and other paraphenalia for Holi, imported from China, are selling at half the prices, causing a dent in the Indian markets in this sector. But these chemical-based, artificial colours are harmful to the skin, sometimes leading to cancer, doctors said. They effect eyesight and in some cases, even cause blindness, they said. They recommend the use of natural colours like beetroot, palak etc.