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Indians in Mumbai celebrate Janmashtami festival

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Published : Aug 15, 2017, 7:57 pm IST
Updated : Sep 14, 2017, 11:35 am IST
The festival marks the birth of Hindu god Krishna and the act seeks to re-enact the story of Lord Krishna stealing butter during his childhood. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
The festival marks the birth of Hindu god Krishna and the act seeks to re-enact the story of Lord Krishna stealing butter during his childhood. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
The Janmashtami festival took place in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
The Janmashtami festival took place in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Despite the downpour hundreds gathered on the street to witness the breaking of the "Dahi handi". (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Despite the downpour hundreds gathered on the street to witness the breaking of the
Indian youth form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi" as part of celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Indian youth form a human pyramid to break the
Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd hanging above them, as part of celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Dahi handi,
People come out to enjoy the festivities. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
People come out to enjoy the festivities. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Victory as the youth on top of the pyramid breaks the "Dahi handi". (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Victory as the youth on top of the pyramid breaks the
Victory as the youth on top of the pyramid breaks the "Dahi handi". (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Victory as the youth on top of the pyramid breaks the

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