14-Jun-2024  Srinagar booked.net

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Kashmiri Pandits Celebrate Janmashtami with Grand Rally Procession in Lal Chowk



Srinagar: Kashmiri Pandits celebrated Janmashtami with enthusiasm and devotion in the heart of Srinagar, Lal Chowk on Thursday. The event marks the birth of Lord Krishna, a cherished deity among Hindus.

Photo By Basit Zargar

A Brahman priest, dressed in white attire, led the procession through the iconic Lal Chowk to Clock tower (Ghanta Ghar) holding an idol of Krishna.

Photo By Basit Zargar

The air was filled with the melodious chanting of "Hare Radha Hare Krishna" slogans, resonating through the streets.

Photo By Anas Riyaz

Large number of people participated in the rally with priests distributing toffees amid security.