Fazilka: The impact of the corona virus is also being seen on Shri Krishna Janmashtami. This time artists from outside districts did not come, nor were more tableaux decorated in the temple. The festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated only by sankirtana, aarti and cake cutting. On the other hand, in view of the corona epidemic, sanitation was arranged at the main gate of all the temples and no devotees were allowed to enter the temple without a mask. Apart from this, there was not much crowd in the temple premises.
Various temples of Fazilka were decorated two days before to commemorate Shri Krishna Janmashtami. At the same time, on the day of Janmashtami, various temples were seen scattered with beautiful colorful lights. Apart from this, idols of God in temples are also specially decorated. However, like last time, Shri Krishna’s tableaux and other programs were not performed this time. But late in the evening, various temples were organized.
The President of Siddha Shri Dugryana Temple, Subhash Chalana, said that in view of infection like corona virus, Shri Krishna Janmashtami Festival was celebrated in a simple manner as per the instructions of the government. During this time, aarti was performed in the temple. Devotees were not allowed to congregate in the temple.
At the same time, the officials of Shri Banke Bihari temple said that due to the corona virus, this time the Sri Krishna Janmashtami festival was not organized in the temple. Bhajan sankirtana was performed in the temple courtyard and everyone was greeted by performing aarti.
At the same time, Lord Krishna’s sankirtana was performed on the occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami Festival in Sri Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Aarti was performed after Sankirtan and Prasad was distributed among all.
Janmashtami Festival was celebrated in a simple manner at Sri Sanatan Dharma Arora Dynasty Geeta Bhawan temple. Tek Chand Dhudia, vice-chairman of the temple committee, said that the temple is decorated with colorful lights. Bhajan sankirtana took place in the temple courtyard, but during this time the temple was not allowed to be crowded.
The festival was also celebrated in a simple manner in the relief of suffering. On this occasion, the temple was decorated with colorful lights. Sankirtan was organized at seven thirty in the night. Aarti will be done at around 12 pm and after that Prasad of Misri, Peda and fruits will be distributed. On the other hand, the festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on January 12 in many temples.