Jamshedpur, April 19: Hundreds and Thousands of Jain community members participated in the huge procession today to celebrate Lord Mahaveer’s birth anniversary.
Under several social groups, series of programs and events took place. Mahavir Jayanti was celebrated with much fanfare in the city on Tuesday.
Celebrations started with a prabhat pheri at about 5:30 am. A yatra was also taken out from the Jain Mandir. Small children of Jain School and women dressed up in saffron clothes and participated in the procession.
People performed aarti of Lord Mahavira and offered prayers during the procession. A special puja was performed after the procession reached the Jain Mandir.
A Kalash yatra was also taken out at Sakchi and Bistupur by the Jain community to mark Bhagwan Mahaveer’s 2615th birth anniversary were they appealed all to maintain peace and live with harmony.