The birth of Lord Krishna was also celebrated under the aegis of Hojai District Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) with religious fervour at Geeta-ashram in Hojai on Friday.
On this occasion, day-long programmes were organised.
In the morning the VHP flag was hoisted and this was followed by cow worship and recitals of prayers praising Lord Krishna.
Later, a colourful procession with live tableaus of Lord Krishna and Radha was taken out from Laxminaryan temple.
In the evening ‘Matkki-Phod’ and several other competitions were held.
The prize for the best ‘Lord Krishna impersonate’ was also given away in the evening.