GORAKHPUR: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath of offered Janmashtami prayers and celebrated Lord Krishna’s birth amid chant of Vedic hymns on Tuesday night at Gorakhnath temple.
The Akhand Kirtan which started on Monday evening concluded on Tuesday. The entire temple campus was decorated with light.
A bhajan programme of popular singer Rakesh Srivastav starte around 8pm and continued for half an hour after celebrations
of Lord Krishna’s birth at midnight, said temple manager Dwarika Tiwari.. ..