Residents of Amritsar worship cows to mark Gopashtami celebrations

Amritsar (Punjab), Nov 22 (ANI): People of Amritsar celebrated Gopashtami on November 22 with full religious zeal. People performed aarti of cows and offered them food. Gopashtami is a festival dedicated to Lord Krishna and cows. Calves are also worshipped and decorated along with the cows. The festive day celebrates how Lord Krishna's father, Nanda Maharaja, gave Krishna the responsibility of taking care of the cows of Vrindavan.