Gurugram residents celebrate Janmashtami with traditional fervour
Gurugram best known as the millennium city of India celebrated the festival of Janmashtami with much religious fervour like every year.
The residential societies and temples around the city were decked up and each had their own cultural programmes lined-up to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna.
The sector 49 situated Vatika city lined a two day-long celebration of Janmashtami and its Sunderkand team arranged for different fun-filled activities for the residents to participate in, people took part cultural programmes, exchanged gifts, fasted and prayed to seek blessing from Lord Krishna.
Similarly, the residents of Vatika Seven Lamps in sector 82, celebrated the day with pomp and show. Dahi Handi and Krishna Jhula was the main attraction of the day along with the devotional songs by the women residents of the society who also kept a day-long fast.
Caption: Women at Vatika City dressed as Gopiyan posing for pictures
The residents of Vipul Belmonte in sector 53 were also not far behind in celebrating the occasion. The devotees thronged the venue and seeking the blessing from Lord Krishna. Women were seen dressed in beautifully traditional attires and enjoyed the festivity.
Shiv Mandir of Mapsko Casa Bella in sector 82 was abuzz with Lord Krishna devotees. The temple was decked with lights, steamers, balloons and flowers adding to the grandeur of the festivity. Around 105 society children participated in various activities including fancy dress, dance competition and singing competition.
Caption: Celebrations at Mapsko Casa Bella underway
The residents of ILD Green in sector 37 C were also seen busy celebrating the occasion and host a series of activities to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna. The society's children formed a human pyramid and broke the Dahi handi. Various cultural program were also organised to celebrate the festival.
Ardee city in sector 52 also celebrated Janmashtami with great devotion. The residents were seen immersed in soulful bhajan and kirtan by the kirtan mandali of the colony.
Caption: Children at Adree City giving a performance
Caption: Women posing for pictures at Vipul Belmonte