Watch Dahi Handi 2011 Celebration Live in Mumbai Pictures and Videos

22 Aug

Watch Dahi Handi 2011 Celebration Live in Mumbai Pictures and Videos Dahi Handi is celebrated on the next day of Janmashtami, during Nanda Utsav. A pot with the mixture of curd, milk, dry fruits, ghee etc is hung by the means of a rope about 20-30 feet high. This is the most significant part of the Krishnashtami, which is breaking the earthen that is filled with curd and milk, instead of breaking the pots full of curd and milk this is a way to show the love of Lord Krishna towards milk, butter and curd.

Now-a-days, in the festival of Dahi Handi you can see major of the celebrations in Mumbai were on this day the streets are filled with the groups who break this Handi’s. Contestants form a human pyramid to get their hands on the desired pot. It is definitely a challenging game to get hold of it as eager contestants make their way up to it, water is sprayed on them continuously by the onlookers to distract them.

These groups come from different places to break this handi’s they too practice of this from months to enjoy this day to the fullest. There are also prices that have being arranged by the event managers for the Dahi Handi. The silver coins that are tied to the pot are handed to the winner who gets hold of the pot.

Watch Dahi Handi 2011 Celebration Live in Mumbai Pictures and Videos

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