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Human Pyramid Can't Go Beyond 20 Feet During <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong> Celebration, Says Supreme Court

Human Pyramid Can't Go Beyond 20 Feet During Dahi Handi Celebration, Says Supreme Court

24 Aug 2016

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that human pyramids can't go beyond 20 feet during the Dahi Handi festival on Krishna Janmashtami, as it rejected a last ditch attempt by an organisation to get over the restriction.

Dahi Handi,   Supreme Court,   Janmashtami,   Dahi Handi Celebration,   India news,  
Supreme Court Ignored As 'Heightened' <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong> Revelry Continues In Maharashtra

Supreme Court Ignored As 'Heightened' Dahi Handi Revelry Continues In Maharashtra

25 Aug 2016

Mumbai: Dahi Handi celebrations to mark Krishna Janmashtami got off to a colourful start in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Thursday, with some 'mandals' allegedly flouting the 20-foot ceiling for human pyramids mandated by the Supreme Court.

Dahi Handi celebrations,   Krishna Janmashtami,   20 foot ceiling,   human pyramids,   Supreme Court,  
Shiv Sena Asks Supreme Court Not To Cross Lakshman Rekha Of Beliefs

Shiv Sena Asks Supreme Court Not To Cross Lakshman Rekha Of Beliefs

20 Aug 2016

Mumbai: Adopting a strident stand towards Supreme Court's curbs on Dahi Handi in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today said people will foil such attempts to hinder celebration of Hindu festivals.

Supreme Court,   Dahi Handi,   Maharashtra,   Shiv Sena,   Ganeshotsav,   Lakshman Rekha,   Saamana,   Devendra Fadnavis,   Maharashtra Navnirman Sena,   Raj Thackeray,   Latest State News,  
'<strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>handi</strong>' gets status of adventure sport

'Dahi handi' gets status of adventure sport

12 Dec 2014

Nagpur: Maharashtra government has accorded 'Dahi Handi' festival the status of an 'adventure sport', in an effort to make it a safe activity and reduce the number of injuries associated with it.

Maharashtra,   Dahi Handi,   Advendure Sport,   Education Minister,  Vinod Tawde,   State Assembly,   International Yoga Day,  
Shuffle the playing cards, it's Janmashtami again!

Shuffle the playing cards, it's Janmashtami again!

04 Sep 2015

New Delhi: Human pyramids breaking buttermilk filled earthen pots (dahi handi) may be a popular activity on Janmashtmi but for some, the celebration of Lord Krishna's birth is more about the thrill of 'teen-patti.' People start playing 'teen-patti' or 'three-cards' a month before Janmashtami with clubs and farmhouses being especially booked for the occasion.

Janmashtami,   Lord Krishna,   teen-patti,   Saurabh Aggarwal,   dahi handi,   latest lifestyle news ,  
Colourful <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong> festival draws millions in Mumbai

Colourful Dahi Handi festival draws millions in Mumbai

18 Aug 2014

Mumbai: Millions of Mumbaikars trooped on to roads here Monday to celebrate the Dahi Handi festival. Amidst tight security, teams of 'Govindas' went around from one place to another, singing, dancing, throwing colour and building human pyramids for the prize hanging many meters above.

dahi handi,   janmashthmi,   lord krishna,   Mumbai dahi handi festival,   indian festival,  
17 injured during '<strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>' festival

17 injured during 'Dahi Handi' festival

18 Aug 2014

Mumbai: At least 17 people were injured, including one seriously, while forming human pyramids during the 'Dahi Handi' celebrations in Mumbai on Monday, officials said.

Mumbai,   17 injured,   human pyramids,   Dahi Handi celebrations,   Sion,   KEM,   Janamashtmi,  
Jacqueline sends crowds in to a tizzy

Jacqueline sends crowds in to a tizzy

20 Aug 2014

Mumbai: Jacqueline Fernandez was scheduled to attend three Dahi Handi events in Pune on Monday but the actress could apparently attend only two as the crowd at both the events got out of control.

Jacqueline Fernandez,   Jacqueline Fernandez fans,   Dahi Handi events,   uncontrollable crowd,   Dahi Handi festival,   ,  
Kids below 12 not permitted to participate in <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>: Supreme Court

Kids below 12 not permitted to participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

14 Aug 2014

New Delhi: No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed today while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18.

Kids below 12 years,   Dahi Handi,   Supreme Court,   Bombay high court,   security measures,  
Maharashtra to file review petition over High Court’s over <strong>Dahi</strong> <strong>Handi</strong>

Maharashtra to file review petition over High Court’s over Dahi Handi

13 Aug 2014

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will file a review petition on Thursday against the Bombay High Court order to regulate height of human pyramids and ban participation of minors in Dahi Handi celebrations.

Maharashtra government,   Bombay High Court,   Dahi Handi celebrations,   Prithivraj Chavan,   RR Patil,  

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