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Janmashtami celebrated in Sylhet districts

3Janmashtami, the celebration of the birthday of Lord Krishna and one of the biggest religious festivals of the Hindus, was celebrated in all the 12 upazilas in the district Saturday with due religious fervour and enthusiasm.
According to Hindu belief Lord Krishna came on the earth to destroy evil and establish peace. His preaching in Bhagvad Geeta is still guiding light for the followers of the Hindu religion.
In the celebration of the day, different Hindu religious organisations chalked out the elaborate programmes in the district.
The programmes included prayers of Lord Krishna, Puja gathering, Kirtan, Ramayan gaan and recitation from the holy Geeta and the Jagya.
Distribution of Prasad and feeding to the poor seeking divine blessing for the peace and progress of the country were also held on the occasion.
A discussion meeting organised by ISKON district unit, was also held on the premises of  the City here at noon.
Advocate Amatul kibriya Chy MP addressed the function as the chief guest.
Member of religious organisations like Central Kalibari, Kahttra Kalibari, Dasana Kali Mandir, ISKON Mandir and Bazar Kalibari attended the procession and paraded through the main roads of the city.