Krishna Janmashtami 2022: India celebrates the festival of Janamashtami with zeal, Dahi Handi celebration in Maharashtra- Watch Video

Publish Date: 19 Aug, 2022 |
 

Janmashtami 2022: The festival of Shri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with enthusiasm across the country. Janmashtami is celebrated on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada. This year Krishna Janmashtami is falling for two days. Some people celebrate Janmashtami on 18th August while some people celebrate Janmashtami on 19th August.

Dahi Handi is celebrated on the second day of Janmashtami. Dahi-Handi 2022 is very popular in Maharashtra and Gujarat, India. It is a part of Krishna Janmashtami. Let us know why the Dahi Handi festival is celebrated and what is its significance.

What is Dahi Handi?

Dahi-Handi is an Indian festival. It is celebrated in the month of August-September of the year. In this, some people, mostly young boys, gather together to form a human pyramid. After this, a handi filled with curd hangs on top, is broken.

Various teams try to break Dahi Handi. Three chances are given to break the handi. Coconut is used to break Dahi Handi. It takes place in the form of a game, in which the winning team is also rewarded.

 

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