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Janmashtami 2016: ‘Dahi-handi’ celebrations from across the country

The Nation Is Celebrating Janmashtami With Full Fervour In Their Own Unique Styles. In Maharashtra, Devotees Play Dahi Handi, Where The Human Pyramid Is Made To Reach Pot Filled With Curd At A Certain Height, To Celebrate The Birth Of Lord Krishna.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 25 Aug 2016, 02:34:54 PM

New Delhi:

The nation is celebrating Janmashtami with full fervour in their own unique styles. In Maharashtra, devotees play Dahi Handi, where the human pyramid is made to reach pot filled with curd at a certain height, to celebrate the birth of lord Krishna. 

This Year News Nation brings you live coverage of Dahi Handi festival from Pokharan road in Thane from 10am to 4pm at an interval of 2 hours. Catch live coverage of the event at english.newsnationtv.com.

Read more: Janmashtami 2016: Auspicious time for celebrating the festival begins on August 24

Supreme Court's latest ruling has definitely dented celebrations a bit. The court has set the height of human pyramid at 20 ft and also an age limit of participants to 18 years. 

Read more: Adhere to SC guidelines on 'dahi-handi' or face action: Mumbai Police to organisers

Despite such ruling, devotees are all excited to celebrate the day. Even if you are not in Maharashtra, live coverage of the event will be available at english.newsnationtv.com

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First Published : 25 Aug 2016, 12:08:00 AM

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