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Janmashtami 2016: Celebrations around the country

The whole country gears up for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations with full fervour in their own unique styles. Devotees everywhere are filled with excitement to celebrate the day. 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. Here are the pictures from different parts of the country showing the preparation and celebrations going on for Krishna Janmashtami. From Mathura, Thane, Delhi to Maharashtra, here are the pictures of celebration on Krishna Janmashtami.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 August 2016, 08:20:59 AM
Janmashtami celebration in Moradabad of UP

Janmashtami celebration in Moradabad of UP

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The whole country gears up for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations with full fervour in their own unique styles. Devotees everywhere are filled with excitement to celebrate the day. 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. Krishna Janmashtami celebrations are going on with full fervour and ardour in Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh.

Here are the pictures from different parts of the country showing the preparation and celebrations going on for Krishna Janmashtami. From Mathura, Thane, Delhi to Maharashtra, here are the pictures of celebration on Krishna Janmashtami 2016.

Janmashtami celebrations in Moradabad of UP

Janmashtami celebrations in Moradabad of UP

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All decorated God and Goddess in a temple of Moradabad. 

Janmashtami being celebrated in Moradabad of UP

Janmashtami being celebrated in Moradabad of UP

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Janmashtami being celebrated in Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh. Devotees performing puja.

Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai

Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai

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Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai at Iskcon temple in Mumbai

Devotees throng temple in Mumbai

Devotees throng temple in Mumbai

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Devotees throng Iskcon temple in Mumbai for the Krishna Janmashtami celebrations.

Janmashtami celebrations at Iskcon Mumbai

Janmashtami celebrations at Iskcon Mumbai

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Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at Iskcon Mumbai. Pandits performing Puja ahead of the big day.

Janmashtami 2016: Govinda celebrations in Mathura

Janmashtami 2016: Govinda celebrations in Mathura

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Special prayers being held at Mathura temple on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami 2016: Govinda celebrations in Mathura

Janmashtami 2016: Govinda celebrations in Mathura

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Devotees throng one of the temples at Mathura on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami 2016.

Janmashtami 2016: Celebrations underway at Iskcon temple in Delhi

Janmashtami 2016: Celebrations underway at Iskcon temple in Delhi

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Delhi gears up for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations. Devotees throng the Iskcon temple ahead of the big day.