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Inspired by popular Bollywood film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Spain’s ‘La Tomatina’ festival shown in it, residents of Ahmedabad in Gujarat chose to celebrate Holi with tomatoes this year. People enjoyed the festival by smearing each other's face with tomatoes.
However, Twitteratis were in no mood to forgive the residents for ‘wasting’ such huge quantities of tomatoes. Read what they had to say:
Its criminal to destroy the farmers months of hard work and sweat for ones pleasure. What have we come to.— Chowkidar yarish@tweet (@yarish_tweet) March 21, 2019
This is certainly not right as it's not our culture or custom. It's not tomatino festival, Its Holi! It could have fed many a poor family. Wrong move , shameful.— surgical Goddes CHOWKIDAR???????? (@chittisarma18) March 21, 2019
Why is the state of Gujrat aping Spain??? And why wasting like this?— Savitha (@SavithaKartha) March 21, 2019
Insane Instead should distribute in poor atleast.— Mirza Hyderabad. (میرزا حیدرآباد) (@mirzahyd1) March 21, 2019
Very bad. Shd have been given to street animals as food instead. They sleep hungry And this is food wastage— Rachana A Vaidya (@Dstreetwinners) March 21, 2019
In stead of banning PUBG game. Ban these things. India is always known for respecting the food not wasting like this. And moreover holi is never celebrated with tomatoes— Dattatraya (@datspatil) March 21, 2019