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Krishnashtami celebrated with fervour

Krishnashtami celebrated with fervour
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Srikrishnashtami Lord Srikrishna Jayanthi festival was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety at various temples and colonies here on Monday Welcoming Lord Srikrishna into their houses, the women decorated the houses colourfully and illuminated the temples and residential colonies

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Visakhapatnam: Srikrishnashtami (Lord Srikrishna Jayanthi) festival was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety at various temples and colonies here on Monday. Welcoming Lord Srikrishna into their houses, the women decorated the houses colourfully and illuminated the temples and residential colonies.

After performing the special puja and other rituals in the morning sessions, the youth of various associations organised ‘Utti’ panduga celebrations. Large number of youth gathered to break the pot in which money, milk, curd and others stored.

Later in the evening, cultural programmes were organised at various locations and the tiny tots enacted the childhood character of Lord Srikrishna. Surprisingly, the mothers of children acted as Yasoda and encouraged the children. ‘Dandia’ dance was also performed at various temples and in the residential colonies.

Anurag Motessori School run by East Coast Railway Women’s welfare Organisation, Visakhapatnam celebrated Lord Krishna Janmashtami with great zeal and rejoice. Usha Rao, vice-president of ECoRWWO, Madhuri Kashipathi, secretary and core members of ECoRWWO, school staff participated. A spell binding enactment depicting the life of Lord Krishna was presented by the students with song and dance sequence.

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