Janmashtami celebrations : Devotees started pouring in temples since morning, PM Modi and President gave best wishes
The festival of Janmashtami is being celebrated with pomp across the country today. Devotees are reaching the temple since morning to have the darshan of Lord Krishna. In Mathura, morning aarti was performed at Shri Krishna Janmasthan temple. At the same time, crowds of devotees are gathering in the ISKCON temple of Noida since morning. Lord Krishna was born on the day of Janmashtami. Lord Krishna is considered the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Although this time due to the corona epidemic, Dahi Handi programs are not being held, people are reaching the temples to have darshan of Shri Krishna. Devotees are being instructed to follow the Corona guidelines outside the temples. It is mandatory to wear a mask and follow social distancing before going to the temples.
On the occasion of Janmashtami, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also tweeted and greeted the countrymen. The PM wrote, "Many wishes to all of you on Janmashtami. Long live Shri Krishna!'
On the occasion of Janmashtami, President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted, "Heartfelt greetings to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami. This festival is an opportunity to learn about the life character of Lord Shri Krishna and dedicate ourselves to his messages. May this festival bring happiness, health, and prosperity to everyone's life."
Amit Shah wishes
Home Minister Amit Shah wrote on Janmashtami, "Wishing all the countrymen on the holy festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Jai Shri Krishna!"