Online Janmashtami celebration commenced in Mathura due to COVID-19 pandemic

Mathura (UP), Aug 10 (ANI): Mutt and Ashrams in Mathura are preparation in full swing to provide online 'darshan' facility to devotees for Janmashtami festival. Due to pandemic, India will witness an extraordinary celebration of Janmashtami online, which will be remembered for long. Online Janmashtami has commenced in Mathura from August 10. Considering the pandemic, this time the holy water will be replaced by sanitizers and priests will be seen wearing masks while chanting mantras. One of the priests said, "For the first time in the history of India, Bhagwat Gita is being telecasted online."