Charan Bansal, Pradhan of Bhuteshwar temple, Bada Bazar, Basai said, ''We are preparing for the celebration of Janmashtami this coming Monday. The programme will start at 7pm and conclude around 12pm. On this special moment, the effigies of Radha-Krishna, Shankar on ice rock and Vasudev with small Devkinandan in the basket on his head crossing the river will be the main attraction of the people. Thakur ki Jhula,Makhan Matki and kirtan-Bhajan will be devoted to the God Krishna. Chhati of Natkhat Kanaha will be celebrated after 6 days of Janmastmi. Around 12 pm, the fruits, Panjiri and Makhan Mishri will be served to the devotees as Prasad."
Owner of Prem temple, Anil Azad said, ''For us Janmashtami is the biggest festival. We are preparing 108 effigies for the last month for this festival. Artists from Noida, Jaipur, Vrindavan and Mathura have been called to make the effigies and decorate the temple. Expensive varieties of flowers have been brought for the decoration of the temple. That's the reason that around 3 Lakh people come in the temple every year on this moment. For the Bhakti songs, Jitu music party from Delhi will perform. Meanwhile, medical facility is also available with the doctor's team. We have designed specially effigies of Mata ki Gupha, Hanuman showing the picture of Ram-Shita in his chest. 56 bhog will be offered to the Lord Krishna.''
He further added that the children of well known schools like Delhi Public School, Ryan International and Lady Fatma are participating in the effigies. Children from the nearby colonies will also take part on this moment. Due to unexpected congestion, barricades have been made to manage the movement of the people. For small kids, boat jhoolas, trains, fish, duck and big rahat jhoola are here to stay two or three days ago. For security purpose, around 250 police personnel is deployed near temple by the administration. Even the Police Commissioner and other senior authorities come here.
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