Raipur, 23rd August,
In order to celebrate the birthday of Lord Krishna, a celebration was organized in Pre primary section of SRI International School Dhaneli for Children.
All children came in traditional dresses. Some boys came dressed as ‘Krishna’ and some girls came dressed as ‘Radha’. Beautiful decorations were put up to make this event more cheerful and colorful.
Children danced on the tunes of garba. A ‘Matki Phod’ event was also organized to mark the mischievous nature of ‘Bal Gopal’.
Janmashtami is a festival that denotes the birth of Lord Krishna. It also depicts his notorious behavior in his childhood and youth. Janmaashtami or Gokulashtami, popularly known as Dahi Handi, is celebrated as an event which involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot (handi) filled with buttermilk (dahi), which is tied at a convenient height.
Similarly, in SRI International School, the teachers tied a pot at a convenient height and the students with the help of the teachers broke the pot.