Fancy dress contest, breaking pots add colour to Krishna Janmashtami

Fancy dress contest, breaking pots add colour to Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna janmashtami was celebrated with grandeur and religious fervour across the district on Sunday.

For the first time, the district administration organised the festivities at the Fort hall in Madikeri.

Speaking on the occasion, Zilla Panchayat President Chodumada Shareen Subbaiah said that the preachings of Sri Krishna should be studied in depth to lead a life with harmony in society. There is a need to understand the preachings  of Krishna.

Vice President Allaranda Beena Bollamma said that weaving harmony, peace, happiness and brotherhood is the need of hour to lead a good life.

Sankeerthana Das of ISKCON  said “in the materialistic world we are forgetting ourselves. The internal peace is missing within us. We are not living for ourselves. Instead, we are living for others.” Deputy Commissioner said that all of us should be honest in our work.

Zilla Panchayat Standing Committee on Social Justice President S N Raja Rao also spoke.
Meanwhile, the little ones turned up as Lord Krishna and Gopikas fancy dress competition held as a part of Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at Omkara Sadana in Madikeri.

Janmashtami Acharana Samithi, Kaveri Kala Parishat and Kushalnagar Bhajan Mandali celebrated the festival at Government Model Primary School in Kushalnagar on Sunday. Nine-month-old child too participated in the fancy dress contest on the occasion.

Men and women enthusiastically participated in the competition of breaking the pot by tying a cloth on the eyes. Mosaru Kudike brought streets back to life. Six teams had taken part in the competition. Kanayya team of Somwarpet were successful in breaking the pot in 24 seconds by forming human pyramid and won Rs 5,000.

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