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Janmashtami tomorrow

By BSS, Dhaka
13th-Aug-2017       
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Janmashtami, the birth festival of Sri Sri Krishna and one of the major festivals of the Hindu community, will be observed with due religious fervour and enthusiasm on Monday.
It has been mentioned in the Hindu Puran (mythology) that Sri Sri Krishna (Lord) was born on the eighth tithi of Shukla Pakkha (fortnight of the new moon) in the Bangla month of Bhadra and he takes birth in ages in the world to safeguard the good and pious people from the hands of bad-naughty persons to establish truth, justice and beauty in society.
Mohanagar Sarbojonin Puja Committee has taken a two-day programme at the Dhakeshwari National Temple on August 14 and August 18 to mark the birth festival of Lord Krishna, said a press release.
The programme includes prayer for welfare of the nation and the country through Sri Sri Geeta Jagya on Monday at 8 am.
As part of the central programme, a discussion meeting will be held at Dhakeshwari National Temple on August 18.
In a statement, leaders of Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad and Mohanagar Sarbojonin Puja Committee conveyed their greetings to all citizens of the country on the occasion of Janmashtami.

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