Nagpur’s oldest Dahi-Handi mandal – Itwara Navyuvak Mandal – celebrated Lord Krishna’s birth in full swing at Tanga Stand, Itwari, on the eve of Janmashtami. Prominent politicians including, Anees Ahmed, Vikas Kumbhare, Girish Vyas, presided the event. Radha Krishna Mandal (girls team) and Jai Maa Kaali Krida Mandal (boys team) were announced as the winners, who received a cash prize of Rs 1,11,111 and Rs 2,22,222, respectively. Nation Next takes you on a pictorial tour of the Dahi-Handi celebrations in Nagpur.
Photos by: Kartik Thakur