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The biggest temple of Ludhiana Shri Krishna decorated with colorful lights.
The birthday of Lord Shri Krishna (Janmashtami) is being celebrated with great pomp in the city of Ludhiana, Punjab. All the temples in the city are decorated with colorful lights. The markets are crowded. People who have adorned Laddu Gopal ji in the form of Lord Shri Krishna in their homes, a lot of makeup items are being bought. There are many colorful dresses in the markets to decorate the children in the form of Shri Krishna.
Janmashtami has also been celebrated on 18th August in many places in India, but in Punjab it is being celebrated today. Devotees of Lord Shri Krishna are busy in preparations to celebrate the festival. Cleaning work is being done. Markets are also decorated. Different range of Lord Krishna’s swings, thrones, makeup items and dresses are available. Price of Lord Shri Krishna dress starts from Rs.200.
In the main markets of the city like Ghumar Mandi, Chaura Bazar, Shah Pur Road, Jawahar Nagar Camp Market, Field Ganj etc., women are buying ornaments made of Shri Krishna’s picture. People were seen buying Laddu Gopal, Lord Krishna playing flute, Kanha eating butter, Kanha wearing peacock feathers, Radha-Krishna and other idols. People are seen buying turbans, garlands, flutes, coils and other items in the makeup items of Lord Shri Krishna.
Shopkeepers say that this time Janmashtami is celebrated. Due to Corona for the last two years, business is not going well on the festival of Janmashtami, but this time it is expected that the business will do well in the festivals. The biggest Krishna temple of the city is decorated with colorful lights. At the same time, gates equipped with sites have been made to welcome the devotees. The door of the temple is decorated with flowers.
Celebrations are being organized in many places in the city by presenting tableaux etc. Let us inform that on the occasion of Janmashtami, the security of temples has also been strengthened by the police department. Special forces are deployed outside every temple. At the same time, the police is keeping an eye on the CCTV cameras. Police personnel in plain uniform are also roaming outside the temples, so that the chaotic elements can be nabbed.