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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.


Shyam Ramsay passes away at 67 in Mumbai




Mumbai:  Shyam Ramsay, one of the seven Ramsay Brothers known for cult horror films such as ‘Puraani Haveli’ and ‘Tahkhana’, died in a hospital on Wednesday, his family said. He was 67. Shyam died of pneumonia at a city-based hospital.

Shyam Ramsay was considered the brain behind the group, he directed films such as ‘Darwaza’, ‘Purana Mandir’ and ‘Veerana’. He was also responsible for ‘The Zee horror show’, ‘Saturday Suspense’, ‘X Zone’ and ‘Nagin’.

The origins of the horror empire set up by the band of brothers can be traced back to a modest radio shop in Karachi in undivided India.

The shop’s proprietor, Fatehchand U Ramsinghani, had relocated to Mumbai after Partition and decided to get into the business of film production.

The Ramsay Brothers, for the longest time ruled the horror genre in Indian cinema with low-budget movies in the 1970s and 1980s. The films were widely popular for their unique mix of horror and erotica.

The last rites will be held at Vile Parle crematorium on Wednesday. Shyam Ramsay is survived by two daughters Sasha and Namrata.

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