Janmashtami observed in Netrakona

3 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

NETRAKONA: Janmashtami, one of the major religious festivals of the Hindu community marking the birth day of lord Sree Krishna, was observed here on Sunday with pomp and gaiety and due religious fervor, reports BSS.

Different socio-cultural and religious organizations chalked out elaborate programs to celebrate the day.

The programs included recitation from holy Geeta, worshiping of Sree Krishna, bringing out of traditional Janmashtami processions, holding of discussion meeting and offering of special prayers for welfare of the nation and the country.

A colorful Janmashtami procession was brought out in the district town in the morning from Norosingho Zior Akra temple under the auspices of district Janmashtami celebration committee.