Photos: India prepares for Lord Krishna's birth pre Janmashtami

Updated: Aug 23, 2016, 21:15 IST
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    The birthday of Indian Hindu God Krishna will be celebrated as 'Krishna Janmashtami' by Hindus all over world on August 25. All pics/AFP
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    A Indian women worker gives finishing touches to a idol of Hindu god Krishna at a workshop on occasion of 'Krishna Janmashtami' in Chennai.
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    Janmashtami celebrations
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    Finishing touches to the idol
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    Workers prepare dresses for idols of Lord Krishna ahead of Sri Krishna Janamshtami Festival in Mathura. Pic/PTI
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    Lord Krishna
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    Indian participant dressed as the Hindu god Lord Krishna looks on during a cultural event in the run up to the dahi handi (curd pot) celebrations of 'Janmashtami', which mark the birth of Lord Krishna, in Mumbai. Pic/AFP
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    India's top court on August 17, 2016, has banned children from taking part in a popular but potentially dangerous religious festival in the country's west that sees young boys scale human pyramids. Pic/AFP
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    The Supreme Court barred children aged under 18 from scaling the pyramids and restricted their height to 20 feet (six metres) following a string of accidents in recent years. Pic/AFP
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The pre-Janmashtami preparations in workshops buzzing with excitement. Observed as the day that commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami preparations were in full swing in India

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