A hammer procession, 'Hathoda baraat' was taken out in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj yesterday. This procession is held every year ahead of the Holi festival. Locals of Prayagraj take out a hammer procession. This is very old tradition in which hammer is decorated like a groom. The procession is the beginning of the Holi festival and it is celebrated every year in Prayagraj.