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India celebrates Janmashtami festival, birthday of Lord Krishna, with zeal and happiness. School children from around the world dress up as Lord Krishna and Radha to participate in fancy dress competitions.

India TV News Desk [ Published on: September 03, 2018 11:56 IST ]
  • Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with great fervour across the country every year.
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    Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with great fervour across the country every year.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Monday on the occassion of Janmashtami. 
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    President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Monday on the occassion of Janmashtami. 

  • A view of an illuminated Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) on the occasion of Janmashtmi festival, in New Delhi. 
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    A view of an illuminated Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) on the occasion of Janmashtmi festival, in New Delhi. 

  • Devotees walk in a procession ahead of Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Hindu God Krishna, in Jammu on Saturday.
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    Devotees walk in a procession ahead of Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Hindu God Krishna, in Jammu on Saturday.

  • Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Krishna Janamsthan temple on the eve of Janmashtmi festival, in Mathura on Saturday.
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    Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Krishna Janamsthan temple on the eve of Janmashtmi festival, in Mathura on Saturday.

  • School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event on the eve of Janmashtami festival, in Ahmedabad on Friday. 
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    School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event on the eve of Janmashtami festival, in Ahmedabad on Friday. 

  • Union Minister Nitin Gadkari along with his grandchildren participate on the occasion of Janmashtami shobhayatra, in Nagpur on Sunday.
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    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari along with his grandchildren participate on the occasion of Janmashtami shobhayatra, in Nagpur on Sunday.

  • A BSF jawan takes a selfie with children dressed as Lord Krishna on the eve of Janmashtmi festival, in Amritsar on Saturday.
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    A BSF jawan takes a selfie with children dressed as Lord Krishna on the eve of Janmashtmi festival, in Amritsar on Saturday.

  • Happy Janmashtami to all!
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    Happy Janmashtami to all!

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