PM Modi and President Ramnath Kovind greeted the nation on the auspicious ocassion of Janmashtami.PM Modi said, "Janmashtami greetings to everyone, " on his twitter handle. While President Ramnath Kovind wrote on the micro-blogging website, "Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami. The teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message - Nishkam Karma. May this festival inspire us to follow the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed ."
In Mathura, Devotees celebrate Janmashtami at Lord Krishna's 'Janmabhoomi' temple. Take Glimpse -
In Mathura take a look People offer prayers at Lord Krishna's 'Janmabhoomi' temple on the occasion of Janmashtami
In the national capital Delhi's ISKCON temple has been decorated on the occasion of Janmashtami
In Jammu and Kashmir here are the Visuals of Janmashtami celebrations in Poonch district.
Janmashtami is one of the main auspicious Hindu festivals which is celebrated every year on the Ashtami of Bhadon month. It is believed that Lord Krishna was born on this day, therefore Hindu devotees celebrated this day with great enthusiasm and organize a number of events. It is beloved that Krishna is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu who took birth to defeat the evil. Krishna killed his Maternal uncle Kansa ( a demon) to eradicated the evilness. This festival delivers the message of defeating evil and spreading love and harmony.
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