Kerala Aug 29: ‘Balagokulam’, an tinitiative for imbuing patriotic skills and moral concerns among children by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, today celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti/ Gokulashtami all across Kerala with all it’s charm and devotion.

The Krishnashtami Procession (Shobhayatra)

The Krishnashtami Procession (Shobhayatra)

Thousands of children, dressed up as Sree Krishna, Gopika and other similar characters from Krishna’s life, were seen on the streets of each and every village and towns. Huge processions of these children, their parents  and other devotees accompanied by beautiful tableaus and  ‘Chendamelam’ (a typical kerala style drum set) were taken out in many places. Dr. Debashish Chattterjee (Director, IIM-Kozhikkode) inaugurated the celebrations in Kozhikkode.

Similarly  , Dr. G. Madhavan Nair (Former Chairman, ISRO and Secretory Department of Space) and Dr M. C. Dileep Kumar (Vice Chancellor, Sree Sankara Sanskrit University) inaugurated the Celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi respectively.

A Tableau during Procession

A Tableau during Procession

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Dr Debashish Chattarjee, Director of IIM, Inaugurates the Shobhayatra

Dr Debashish Chattarjee, Director of IIM, Inaugurates the Shobhayatra

What else a mother want ! This Krishna makes a priceless smile!

What else a mother want ! This Krishna makes a priceless smile!r