Belagavi: A procession to mark Sri Krishna Janmashtami was taken out in the city which was flagged off by deputy commissioner Dr R Ramachandran at Ashok Circle in the city today. Prayer was offered to a tiny statue of Lord Krishna placed on a chariot was performed by Ramachandran, MLA Feroz Sait, ZP president Asha Aihole, AC Kavita Yogappnavar and several other leaders.

Several cultural troupes staged musical performances along the procession’s route as the procession passed through Chennamma Circle before reaching Kumar Gandharva Rang Mandir.