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Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti

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kasaragod-krishna-2 Kids in the attire of Sri Krishna and Radha take part in a procession at Bovikkanam in Kasaragod. Photo: Rahul R Pattom

Thiruvananthapuram: Sree Krishna Jayanti was celebrated across Kerala on Tuesday with special poojas being conducted in temples, that witnessed a heavy rush of devotees.

A colorful procession was held as part of the 'maha shobha yatra' by the Bala Gokulam in various parts of the state.

Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti Kids dressed up as Little Krishna and Radha during a procession in Kochi. Photo: Josekutty Panackal

Children dressed as Krishna and Radha lined up streets as part of the procession.

Decked in glittering robes and ornate headgear, they depicted various stages of Krishna's life.

Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti Little Krishna doesn't know how to hide his smile. A scene from Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: Manoj Chemancheri

Floats of Krishna idols and folk art forms were also taken out.

Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti Performers enact the story of Lord Krishna and Kuchela as part of the Krishna-Gopika nritham at Mammiyur temple. Photo: Unni Kottackal

In politically sensitive Kannur district, the Shoba yatra of Bala Gokulam and cultural procession organized by the CPM under the program 'Mahatjanmangale Mathrukayakkuka' also passed off without any incident.

Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti From Maha Sobha Yatra in Thiruvananthapuram

The police had made elaborate arrangements in Kannur as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incidents as the district had witnessed a series of clashes between the ruling CPM and RSS-BJP cadres in recent times.

krishna-gopika-nritham-2 Devotees perform Krishna-Gopika nritham at Mammiyur temple. Photo: Unni Kottackal

Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti Devotees watch 'Jeevatha' procession at Mammiyur temple.
Story in pictures: How Kerala celebrated Sree Krishna Jayanti People watch the Sobha Yatra procession at Bovikkanam in Kasaragod.

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