Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated across the country today. Devotees throng to the temples to offer prayers to Lord Krishna. Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh are fully geared to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.
Thousands of temples including Banke Bihari Temple, Prem Mandir, Iskcon Temple and Shri Krishna Janm Bhumi Temple have been decorated in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna.
Krishna Janmashtami – the birth day of Lord Krishna is being celebrated in Gujarat under COVID-19 protocols. Our correspondent reports that the famous Shri Dwarkadhish Temple and Shri Ranchhodrai ji Temple remained open for devotees on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted all fellow citizens on the occasion Janmashtami.