Devotees throng 'Krishna Janmbhumi' in UP's Mathura on occasion of 'Janmashtami'

Celebration for 'Krishna Janmashtami' festival continued in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. Krishna Janmbhumi was decorated and illuminated on the auspicious occasion. 'Krishna Janmashtami' celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. Devotees thronged the place in large numbers to offer prayers to Radha and Krishna. Shops outside the temple were offering beautiful idols of 'Laddu Gopal'. Janmashtami is Hindu festival, which is celebrated all over the India. Major celebrations take place in Mathura and Vrindavan, the two places intricately associated with the birth and youth of Lord Krishna.