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Dahi Handi festival

'Dahi Handi' festivities grip Mumbai

Several organisers roped in celebrities to pull the crowd in their dahi handi events.

Sep 04, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Glitter, glamour mark 'dahi-handi' celebrations in Mumbai

The 'dahi-handi' festivities started in a big way with govind groups attired in colourful attires.

Sep 03, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

Dahi handi festival: Two 'Govindas' dead, at least 117 injured in Maharashtra

At least 117 'Govindas' were injured while forming human pyramids as part of the Dahi Handi festival in Mumbai.

Aug 15, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

Dahi Handi fest: 14 years age restriction, but no height limit

The court was on Monday hearing two petitions filed by city residents, raising concerns over the participation of minors in the festival and lack of safety measures, due to which several untoward incidents occur.

 

Aug 07, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Dahi Handi festival: SC refuses to lift restrictions on height of human pyramid, calls it 'risky'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to lift restrictions on 20 feet high human pyramids during the Dahi Handi festival on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Supreme Court to pass order on Dahi Handi fest on August 17

The High Court had on August 11, 2014, ordered that the height of human pyramids should not exceed 20 feet.

Aug 10, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Mumbai sees subdued Dahi Handi celebration; 1 killed

 Mumbai saw subdued Dahi-Handi celebrations today, in the backdrop of restrictions on height of pyramids and curbs on decibel levels.

Sep 06, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Dahi Handi gets adventure sport status; would be regulated

 In a significant decision, Maharashtra government accorded the status of 'adventure sport' to the human pyramids of 'Govindas' which are formed during the Dahi Handi festival but said those below 12 years won't be able to participate in it.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Mumbai eagerly awaits Janmashtmi after SC stayed Bombay HC order on Dahi Handi contest

With just a day left for the highly awaited festival of Janmashtmi, Maharashtrians can sense a palpable excitement in the air as Govindas above the age 12 can now participate in the popular Dahi Handi contest.

Aug 17, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

No children below 12 in human pyramids on Janmashtami: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday barred children below the age of 12 from participating in forming human pyramids on Dahi Handi - an earthen pot filled with butter milk - festival event largely celebrated in Mumbai on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami that will be on Monday.

Aug 14, 2014, 12:45 PM IST