What is Holika Dahan or burning the effigy? All you need to know

WION Mar 20, 2019, 02.13 PM (IST)

As per the history goes, Prahlad, Hiranyakashipu’s own son disagreed and remained devoted to Lord Vishnu. This did not bid well with his father who tried to inflict severe punishments on Prahlad, none of which had any effect on the boy's devotion and belief.