Varanasi, a place of religion and festivities, also gearings up each year for the occasion. Each temple, big and small is beautifully decorated and Lord Krishna is welcomed in his human form on a swing and lots of sweets. The University, Banaras Hindu University, also marks the day with a holiday as students decorate their hostel and a number of competitions take place after the prayers.
For people in Mangalore, the birth of Lord Krishna also means another celebration that goes by the name Mosaru Kudike and Hulivesha. It is a festival like that of the Dahi Handi celebrated in North and involves poojas and aratis, abhisheka, jhulan utsav . Many people around India also celebrate the festival at their home by installing miniature swings with look-alike of Krishnas as well as charity work. All in all the birth of Krishna heralds festivities as well as charities.
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