Articles tagged under: Janmashtami

Live: Shri Krishna Janmashtami Mahotsav from Dwarka, Gujarat

September 03, 2018

Dwarka: Presented here is live stream from Shri Krishna Janmashtami Mahotsav at Dwarka in Gujarat via DD Girnar. DeshGujarat Read More

Flood of devotees at Dwarka and Dakor on Janmashtami, idols to be decorated with special ornaments at midnight

August 15, 2017
Flood of devotees at Dwarka and Dakor on Janmashtami, idols to be decorated with special ornaments at midnight

Dwarka/Dakor: Two of the world famous Lord Krishna temples situated in Gujarat, the Jagat Mandir in Dwarka and Shree Ranchhodraiji Maharaj Mandir in Dakor are seeing a flood of visitors on Janmashtami today when at midnight the idols will be specially decorated with ornaments especially used for the occasion. The deputy administrator of the Jagat Mandir in Dwarka said that special ornaments were used to decorate the idol of Dwarkesh for special Krishna Janmotsav darshan on every Ja...Read More

Gujarat, the land of lord Krishna’s rest, observing Jamashtami with fervour and gaiety, beeline of devotees at Dwarka/Dakor

August 25, 2016
Gujarat, the land of lord Krishna’s rest, observing Jamashtami with fervour and gaiety, beeline of devotees at Dwarka/Dakor

Ahmedabad/Dwarka/Dakor: The festival of Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, is being observed across Gujarat, famous as the land of his rest (Vishranti), with traditional fervour and gaiety today with thousands of devotees making a beeline in the two main temples of the lord in Dwarka and Dakor while lakhs are observing fast on the occasion. Large number of devotees were also visiting other temples in various cities, towns and rural areas of the state including where ...Read More

It’s Fair Time!

August 27, 2013

Rajkot/Jamnagar, 27 August 2013 People in district headquarters Jamnagar are celebrating two fairs - one in the river-bed of Rangmati-Nagmati river, and other at Nageshwar. Most of the people in this city are enjoying three holidays of Shitla satam, Janmashtami and Parna. Even government offices are closed. Thanks to good rain, people are in celebrating mood. In Dwarka, the government buildings, hotels and guest houses are decorated with lighting. Religious organiz...Read More

Dwarka gets Gomti Rescue Team unit

August 25, 2013

Dwarka, 25 August 2013 Pilgrim town Dwarka has now a dedicated rescue team deployed at Gomti ghat. The rescue team has been named as Gomti rescue team(GMT). It has been dressed in special saffron color uniform. DSP Niraj Badgujar opened a control room of GMT which has been trained by Jamnagar district disaster management authority. The team has Home Guard jawans as its members. They will be on duty at Gomti ghat round the clock. Apart from rescuing pilgrims, the re...Read More

Special train to Dwarka on Janmashtami, more coaches in local trains

August 07, 2012

Ahmedabad, 7 August 2012 To facilitate large number of devotees likely to visit Dwarka temple during Janamashtmi Mela Festival, Western Railway-Rajkot Division is running a special train for 3 days. The details of the train timings are as under : The first trip of the special train no 09573 will depart from Rajkot on 08.08.2012 at 23.45 hrs & reach Okha on 09.08.2012 at 06.30 hrs. The second & third trip of the special train will depart from Rajkot on 09.08.2012 & 10.08.201...Read More

Slaughter houses to be closed during Janmashtami, Paryushan in Gujarat

August 20, 2011
Slaughter houses to be closed during Janmashtami, Paryushan in Gujarat

20 August, 2011 The Government of Gujarat has urged the Local Self-Government Institutions and Panchayats to keep slaughter houses closed across the State on the occasion of Janmashtami on August 22, 2011 and Paryushan from August 25 to September 1, 2011 in deference to festivals of the Jain and other communities. The State Government has urged all the Municipal Corporations, Municipalities and Panchayats also to keep slaughter houses closed during these days. Read More

News in brief from across the state

August 13, 2011

Ahmedabad, 13 August, 2011 -The city of Ahmedabad has not full size statue of one of its greatest sons Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. On his 92nd birth anniversary, ISRO Chairman Dr. K. Radhakrishnan unveiled his statue at the Space Application Centre(SAC), ISRO, Ahmedabad campus. The statue has been created by Padmashree awardee Kantibhai Patel(89). -MahaGujarat Janata Party leader Gordhan Zadaphia's father Pragjibhai Patel died on Feiday. He was 81. His last rites are being observed to...Read More

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