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Janmashtami 2018: Lord Krishna's Birth Celebrations Across India

India | News18 | September 3, 2018, 10:07 am
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 Children dress up as Lord Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Children dress up as Lord Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 People participate in a rally to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

People participate in a rally to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 Children dressed as Krishna in a rally to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

Children dressed as Krishna in a rally to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A BSF jawan takes a selfie with children dressed as Krishna to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Amritsar. (PTI Photo)

A BSF jawan takes a selfie with children dressed as Krishna to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Amritsar. (PTI Photo)

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 A student dressed as Krishna tries to reach an earthen pot tied with a rope during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A student dressed as Krishna tries to reach an earthen pot tied with a rope during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Children dress up as Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

Children dress up as Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 Girls dressed as Lord Krishna and his consort Radha, dance in a procession in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

Girls dressed as Lord Krishna and his consort Radha, dance in a procession in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 Children dressed up as Krishna participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Children dressed up as Krishna participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees walk in a procession ahead of Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

Devotees walk in a procession ahead of Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna in Jammu. (PTI Photo)

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 Children dress up as Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Agartala. (Image: PTI)

Children dress up as Krishna as they participate in a fancy dress competition on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Agartala. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Krishna Janamsthan temple in Mathura. (PTI Photo)

Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Krishna Janamsthan temple in Mathura. (PTI Photo)

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 An infant dressed as Krishna reacts to his parents before participating in a competition organized as part of janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)

An infant dressed as Krishna reacts to his parents before participating in a competition organized as part of janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)

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 School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees dance and sing in a procession as part of celebrations of Janmashtami festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

Devotees dance and sing in a procession as part of celebrations of Janmashtami festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 Parents prepare their children as they are dressed as Lord Krishna for a costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Parents prepare their children as they are dressed as Lord Krishna for a costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 A child dresses as Lord Krishna participates in a costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

A child dresses as Lord Krishna participates in a costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 A view of an illuminated Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A view of an illuminated Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 A kid dressed as Krishna for the costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

A kid dressed as Krishna for the costume competition on the occasion of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Young devotees dressed as Lord Krishna participate in a procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

Young devotees dressed as Lord Krishna participate in a procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A boy dressed as Hanuman waits to participate in a competition organized as part of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)

A boy dressed as Hanuman waits to participate in a competition organized as part of Janmashtami celebrations in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)

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