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In pictures: Janmashtami 2018

  • Published at 03:36 pm September 3rd, 2018

On Sunday, Hindu communities across Bangladesh celebrated Janmashtami nationwide.

Janmashtami is the celebration of the birth of Sri Krisha and one of the major religious festivals for the Hindu community.

National dailies published special articles on the occasion while Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television, other private TV channels and radio stations aired special programmes highlighting various aspects of the eventful life of Sri Krishna. 

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the Hindu community on the occasion in separate messages.

The president exchanged greetings with eminent citizens of Hindu community at Bangabhaban from 11am to 12 noon.

Mahanagar Sarbajanin Puja Committee organized a two-day program at the Dhakeshwari National Temple on Sunday. For the occasion, a vibrant procession was brought out from the temple at 3pm Sunday; after parading different city streets it ended at Bahadur Shah Park.