The month of Shravan brings joy and celebration, especially the second day after Shri Krishna Jayanti. This festival holds great significance and is widely known for the exhilarating Dahi handi event.
At Khatvali Pada, a child is adorned as Krishna, adding a touch of authenticity to the festivities. Additionally, a beautiful rangoli is drawn created, setting the vibrant backdrop for the day's events. During this festival, tall Dahihandi structures are erected in villages and cities, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation. People gather to witness and participate in the thrilling tradition of forming human pyramids to reach and break the earthen pot (Dahi Handi) filled with curd, which is suspended high above the ground. This tradition symbolizes the playful and mischievous nature of Lord Krishna.
To further enhance the merriment, the children participate in Garba dance, showcasing their enthusiasm and talent. This traditional dance form brings together the community in a lively and rhythmic celebration. As part of the festivities, sweet delicacies, milk, and poha (flattened rice) are joyfully distributed among the children, adding to the joy and happiness of the occasion.