Janmastami today | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 04, 2007 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 04, 2007

Janmastami today

Janmastami, the birthday of Lord Krishna and one of the biggest religious festivals of Hindus, will be celebrated across the country today.
Bangladesh Hindu Parishad, Hindu Bouddha Christian Oikya Parishad and Geeta Sangha have chalked out elaborate programmes, including special prayers in temples, Geeta Jagna, Kirtan, discussions, drama, rally and peace processions, on the occasion
The traditional Janmastami procession will be brought out from Dhakeshwari Temple in the afternoon. Thousands of Hindu devotees are likely to take part in the procession.
The day is a public holiday.
President Iajuddin Ahmed, Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed and Awami League Acting President Zillur Rahman have given separate messages felicitating the members of the Hindu Community.

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