New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends Janmashtami wishes to everyone. He said that let this devotional day bring happiness, prosperity and virtue to everyone.
As per Hindu belief Janmashtami has been celebrated as the day on which Lord Krishna was born. In Kerala, Janmashtami is celebrated on Ashtami Rohini. This day has been celebrated in different names at different places namely Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Sreekrishna Jayanthi and Janmashtami.
On this day, special offerings and chantings would be held in temples. Kerala celebrated Ashtami Rohini last day. Balagokulam organized processions in more than ten thousand centres.
No celebrations were held for the last two years due to Covid pandemic. Janmashtami was celebrated in Kerala last day with renewed vigour and enthusiasm.