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Two-day Janmashtami festival concludes with Nandotsava at Govind Dev ji temple in Jaipur
At the Govind Dev ji temple in Jaipur, Krishna Janmashtami was observed on August 25 and the two-festivities concluded on August 26 with Nandotsava marking special offerings of worship to the temple deity, distribution of sweets and a procession in the evening with a lot of rejoicing.
Nandotsava, also called Bhadrapad Krishna Navmi, is celebrated at Jaipur, Mathura and Vrindavan as a continuation of the birthday celebrations of Sri Krishna born on night of the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon.

Nandotsava as a part of the two-day birthday celebrations of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm with the second day devoted to the emulation of the festivities organized by Nanda Maharaj in Nandagaon on the day in Mathura-Vrindavan region on Krishna Navami.

In Jaipur, Nandotsava, is marked by special pujas on the day at the Govind Dev ji temple. The devouts distribute sweets, fruits, clothes, toys, utensils and coins to the poor as part of celebrations followed by a joyous procession in the evening to culminate the festivities.

The Govind Dev ji temple situated in Jaipur is located in the City Palace complex as a constituent of the 7 temples of the 'Thakur of Vrindavan'.  The temple deity is popularly known as Govind Dev ji, but some call the deity as "Madan Mohan ji" and "Gopi Nath ji" also.

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