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Krishna Janmashtami is also known as Janmashtami is a hindu festival which is celebrated every year as it marks the birth of Lord Krishna who is believed to be the eight avatar of Lord Vishnu.It is basically observed according to the Hindu luni-solar calendar on the eight day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Shravana which overlaps with August and September.It is an important festival particularly to the Vaishnav tradition.On this auspicious day, people perform dance, drama and many more activities to celebrate the birth of Krishna.It is believed that Lord Krishna was born in the midnight and therefore people sing devotional songs through the midnight followed by fasting, jagarana and many more things as a part of the festival.It is celebrated particularly in Mathura and Brindavan, along with major Vaishnava communities found in Manipur, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and other regions.Janmashtami is known to be the largest festival in the Braj region of North India such as Mathura where Hindu tradition says that Krishna was born and in Vrindavan he grew up.Krishna temples are decorated and lighted up, they attract numerous visitors on the day, while Krishna devotees hold bhakti events and keep night vigil.                                  Hare Krishna all people. PM Shri Narendra modi & Shri Amit shah ji & Shri Yogi ji Saabi ko Mera Namaskar Sajeeb lal

14/08/2017