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Krishna Janmashtami 2023: Country gears up for grand celebrations

Updated On Sep 05, 2023 02:38 PM IST
  • Here's how the Hindu community across the country is gearing up the upcoming Janmashtami celebrations.
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Janmashtami, known by various names such as Krishna Janmashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, and Sree Jayanti, is a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who is revered as an avatar of Lord Vishnu. This year, it will be celebrated on September 6, with 'Dahi Handi' observed on September 7. The country is gearing up for the festivities with great enthusiasm and anticipation.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 02:38 PM IST

Janmashtami, known by various names such as Krishna Janmashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, and Sree Jayanti, is a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who is revered as an avatar of Lord Vishnu. This year, it will be celebrated on September 6, with 'Dahi Handi' observed on September 7. The country is gearing up for the festivities with great enthusiasm and anticipation.(ANI)

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Hema Malini performs during a programme ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Mumbai.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Hema Malini performs during a programme ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Mumbai.(ANI)

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Students of SNDT Women's University take part in Dahi Handi celebrations as part of Krishna Janmashtami festival in Mumbai.(HT Photo/Anshuman Poyrekar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Students of SNDT Women's University take part in Dahi Handi celebrations as part of Krishna Janmashtami festival in Mumbai.(HT Photo/Anshuman Poyrekar)

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A woman looks at an idol of Lord Krishna at a shop ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Gurugram.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman looks at an idol of Lord Krishna at a shop ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Gurugram.(ANI)

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A devotee selects an idol of Lord Krishna to purchase ahead of the Krishna Janmashtami in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A devotee selects an idol of Lord Krishna to purchase ahead of the Krishna Janmashtami in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.(PTI)

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Students dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha pose during Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district, West Bengal.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Students dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha pose during Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district, West Bengal.(PTI)

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Children dress up as Lord Krishna ahead of the Janmashtami festival in Nadia, West Bengal.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Children dress up as Lord Krishna ahead of the Janmashtami festival in Nadia, West Bengal.(PTI)

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An artist gives final touches to a brass idol of Lord Krishna ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Nagpur.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist gives final touches to a brass idol of Lord Krishna ahead of Krishna Janmashtami in Nagpur.(PTI)

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An artist gives final touches to the idol of Lord Shri Krishna ahead of Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON temple, Sector 33, in Noida.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist gives final touches to the idol of Lord Shri Krishna ahead of Krishna Janmashtami at ISKCON temple, Sector 33, in Noida.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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