Festive fervour grips nation on Ram Navami
Jai Shri Ram
People are celebrating the festival with a lot of fervour and zeal and can be seen conducting rallies, chanting "Jai Shri Ram," performing special 'aarti' in temples as well as during 'Rath Yatras.'
This day also marks the end of the nine-day Chaitra-Navratri celebrations.
In pic - People feed small girls on the occasion of Ram Navami.
Early morning chanting
The devotees were seen standing in a long queue and chanting mantras. People also lit diyas at several places.
In pic - Devotees dressed as Hindu Gods distribute panaka and butter milk on the eve of Ram Navami.
They danced and conducted the maha aarti at midnight. Later, devotees gathered at a temple and sang devotional songs and performed the aarti.
Out on the road