Janmashtami : This festival associated with Lord Krishna’s birthday and is a combination of religion and celebration together. This festival is celebrated all over India especially among Hindus.
Mathura, the ancient north Indian town, is Krishna’s birthplace, and it is one of the most sacred places in the entire country. People celebrate this festival with fun, frolic, and merrymaking. The
raasleelas, bhajan, kirtan, and various local functions are the special attractions of the place. The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated during the month of August or September depending on the Indian calendar. The celebration of this festival is followed according to the Indian calendar and hence the month in the English calendar varies every year. This day also falls on the day of Shravan Poornima when the monsoon season is at its high in most of the part of India.