Dehradun, September 7: On the auspicious occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami along with his wife Geeta Dhami participated in a program organized at Police Line Dehradun on Wednesday night. Chief Minister and his wife witnessed the grand presentation of various events based on Lord Shri Krishna.

Every year, the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated by Hindus to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, the God who is the embodiment of playfulness and innocence. Krishna Janmabhoomi 2023: Devotees Celebrate Festival on Occasion of Birth Celebrations of Lord Krishna Across Country (Watch Videos).

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami Participates in Janmashtami Celebrations

As per the Hindu calendar, Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, was born on the eighth day of the month of Bhadra. The day mostly falls in the months of August or September, as per the Western calendar. Krishna Janmashtami 2023: PM Narendra Modi Extends His Greetings on Occasion of Birth Celebrations of Gopal, Says ‘Jai Shri Krishna’.

The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated by offering prayers to Lord Krishna, with beautifully decorated swings, dance and music performances, and the 'Dahi-Handi' competition.

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