Janmashtami celebrated

DHAKA : Members of the Hindu community celebrated Janmashtami, a religious festival marking the birth of Lord Krishna, across the country on Wednesday amid festivity and religious fervour, reports UNB.
Various organisations of the community arranged different programmes to celebrate the day. The programmes include worship of Lord Krishna, puja, Geeta Jagna, Kirtan, discussions and peace processions. The day was a public holiday.
The traditional Janmashtami procession was brought out from Dhakeshwari Temple in the capital in the afternoon. Several thousand Hindu devotees joined the procession.