Bhubaneswar: Holy Hindu festival ‘Janmashtami’, the birthday of Lord Shrikrushna, is being celebrated at different temples and in each Hindu household today.
The festival is being observed at the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri amid religious fervour and serenity.
Programmes portraying birth of Lord Shrikrishna have been orhanised at different places. The Iskcon Temple in Bhubaneswar observing the day in much pomp.
The day is auspiciously observed with fasting by many, at least one-two members of each family. Women, girls and boys, even elderly man, observe go without day food. They visit Bishnu temples.