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.
All decorated God and Goddess in a temple of Moradabad.
Janmashtami being celebrated in Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh. Devotees performing puja.
Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai at Iskcon temple in Mumbai
Devotees throng Iskcon temple in Mumbai for the Krishna Janmashtami celebrations.
Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at Iskcon Mumbai. Pandits performing Puja ahead of the big day.
Special prayers being held at Mathura temple on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami
Devotees throng one of the temples at Mathura on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami 2016.
Delhi gears up for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations. Devotees throng the Iskcon temple ahead of the big day.