Janmashtami celebrated with religious fervor in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: Thousands of devotees thronged temples in Odisha as Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Shree Krishna, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety on Sunday.

Devotees in large numbers thronged Lord Krishna temples across the state including ISKCON temple, Sri Jagannath temple and Sakhigopal temple in Puri, Ananta Basudeva temple and Ram Mandir at Bhubaneswar, Khirachora Gopinath temple at Remuna and Neela Madhava temple at Kantilo from early morning.

Special arrangements were in place for the morning puja. Many devotees observed fast and sought the blessings of Lord Krishna.