Shri Krishna Janmashtami celebrated with great enthusiasm

Raipur, Aug 30: The festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervous at the Chief Minister’s residence on Monday. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel prayed for the happiness and prosperity of the people of the state by offering prayers to Lord Shri Krishna with rituals amidst chanting of mantras. In this program organized by the Department of Culture, the deaf and mute children of Kopalvani Vidyalaya, Raipur participated in the programme wearing costumes of Shri Krishna and Radha. On this occasion, Vice-Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Medicinal Plant Board, Mr. Chivendra Karma, Director of Culture Department, Mr. Vivek Acharya and many other officers and employees were also present. The Chief Minister gave sweets to the children. Dr. Preeti Upadhyay, professor of Kopalvani Vidyalaya, said that children from class 1 to graduation level have participated in this program. She said that all the children in the school are also trained in the art of dancing, painting and drawing. Earlier, students of the school presented the paintings made by them as a gift to the Chief Minister.

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