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ISKCON temple of Lucknow is all set for the Janmashtami celebration



Lucknow: Like every year, this year also the Shri Krishna Janmashtami Festival will be celebrated on 24th August on Saturday at Sri Radha Raman Bihari Temple (ISKCON). On this occasion they organized a press conference in Hotel Clarks Avadh. In the conference the chairman of the “Mandir Nirmaan committee” Lal Bahadur Yadav and the president of the temple Mr. Apirimay Shyam Das Ji shared the information about the events to be held in the festival.

Apirmay Shyamdas ji told about the programs, he shared that Maha Abhishek (milk, curd, ghee, honey and with the water of 1008 shrines will be held in the temple hall from 12 noon to 12 am. Cultural programs will be held from 7:30 pm to 12:30 am in the cultural pandal. children from prestigious schools of the city will participate in the inter-school cultural competition He also listed the names of schools participating In the cultural program the names of participating schools. “G. D Goenka Public Schools, Delhi Public Schools, St. Joseph International School Golf City, T.D.L International academy, and Sur Sangam Group will be presenting tableau of Lords.” He said

He told that God’s special Costume prepared from zari, pearl, and ruby is designed by special designer from Vrindavan. There will be a 24-hour continuous Harinam Sankirtan by the Vrindavan devotee congregation.
Adding to his point he said, Grand fireworks will organized at the time of god’s birth. On 25/9/2019, on the day of Nandotsav, the Dahi Handi festival will be celebrated and dahi handi will be placed at a height of 15 feet.
Nandotsav and Sheel Prabhupada Vyasa Puja Arvibhav Mahotsav and Vishal Bhandara will be conducted from 10 am. He further informed that Governor Anandiben Patel will preside over the Janmashtami Festival program. At the same time, many cabinet ministers of Yogi Government will also be present in this program.


Groom shot dead at wedding venue in UP district




Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh): A groom was shot dead by unidentified assailants just before he reached the ‘mandap’ for the wedding ceremony.

The incident took place on Tuesday night in Masirpur bazaar locality in Devgaon police circle.

According to reports, the ‘baraat’ had come from Singhpur and just as the groom was walking towards the ‘mandap, two bike-borne assailants came and sprayed him with bullets.

The groom was taken to a nearby medical facility where he was declared brought dead.

Angry family members created a ruckus at the hospital after which the police came and sent the body for post mortem.

A number of family members, both from the groom and the bride side, have been detained for interrogation to ascertain the motive behind the crime.

The police said that the killers were probably following the groom from a distance and attacked him when the ceremony was about to begin.

There were no CCTV cameras in the area.

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