Gopalkala 2018 or Dahi Handi celebrations during Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Gopalkala Dahi handi

Dahi Handi (Gopalkala) is the major celebrations in Maharashtra, and Gujarat states during Sri Krishna Janmashtami festival. In 2018, Gopalkala or Dahi Handi date is September 3. It is celebrated on the next day of Janmashtami. This festival attracts thousands of enthusiastic people from all over Maharashtra to Mumbai and Pune where the celebrations reach their […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2016, Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashami, Krishnashtami) is the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya […]

Dahi Handi, 29 August 2013

Dahi Handi of Lord Krishna

Today, 29 August is Dahi Handi. Dahi Handi is a popular sporting event organised during Janmashtami (Gokulashtami) in Maharashtra cities – Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Solapur, Pune, etc and in Goa. Dahi Handi is celebrated on the next day of Janmashtami. This festival attracts thousands of enthusiastic people from all over Maharashtra to Mumbai and Pune […]

Jai Durga Krida Utsav Mandal, Sonegaon Dahi Handi in Nagpur

Dahi Handi

Jai Durga Krida Utsav Mandal (Jai Durga Bahu-udesh Kirda Mandal), Sonegaon Dahi Handi in Nagpur will be on August 29 for Janmashtami (Gokulashtami). In 2013, Janmashtami date is August 28. More than six women teams may participate in Dahi Handi of Sonegaon. According to the organisers, “Nagpur should catch up the Mumbai’s spirit of involving women in […]

Itwara Navyuvak Mandal Dahi Handi in Nagpur

Dahi Handi

Itwara Navyuvak Mandal Dahi Handi in Nagpur for Janmashtami (Gokulashtami) 2013 will be a women-centric Dahi Handi where the teams participating in the event would comprise only the women. In 2013, Dahi Handi celebrations will be on August 29. This year, it is the second Dahi Handi competition for women organised by the Itwara Navyuvak […]

Sanjay Nirupam’s Dahi Handi Celebrations in Borivali, Mumbai

Sanjay Nirupam Dahi Handi celebrations

Sanjay Nirupam Dahi Handi celebrations will be conducted in Borivali, Mumbai on 29th August 2013. Janmashtami 2013 date is August 28. According to Sanjay Nirupam….. Keeping up with the tradition of Dahi Handi celebrations in Borivali, a Mumbai suburb, the three-time Member of Parliament, Sanjay Nirupam already has his plans set for this year. Taking […]

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane by Pratap Sarnaik

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane will be on August 29, 2013 (Thursday) at 10 AM. Mr Pratap Sarnaik is organising this event at Vartak Nagar, Thane. Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan, headed by Pratap Sarnaik organizes Dahi Handi at Vartak Nagar, Thane from the past many years. Various Dahi Handi teams from all over Mumbai-Thane flocked […]

22 August 2011, Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Today

Today, 22 August 2011, is celebrated as Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Ashtami Rohini). It celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. Krishnashtami is observed on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Bhadrapad month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Shravan Month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. Gopalkala & Dahi Handi […]

Dahi Handi – Gopalkala or Gopal Kala Festival

Dahi Handi, also known as Gopalkala or Gopal Kala, is the most popular ceremony celebrated on the second day during Krishna Janmashtami. Dahi Handi 2012 or Gopalkala 2012 date is August 10. Dahi Handi or Gopal Kala is mostly celebrated in North Indian states like Gujarat and Maharashtra. But, nowadays Gopal kala has become a main […]