Hariyali Teej Special Cleaning to welcome the visitors

Special Cleanliness Drive around the famous temples of the temple town of Vrindavan was organized on the occasion of Hariyali Teej, the first day of the Shravan Jhulanotsava. Surroundings of Shri Radha Raman, Shri Radha Damodar, Shri Radha Shyam Sundar, Krishna Balaram Mandir (Iskcon), Shri Radha Gokulananda and the Sacred Groves of Shri Nidhi Van and Seva Kunja was organized on this occasion. Some streets and lanes directing to the other major temples were also cleaned under the Vrindavan Cleaning Fund programme. Three teams of ten persons in each team were deputed around the town. Each team was sponsored by the Yash Birla Group, Mumbai, Landmarc Leisure Corporation Ltd. Mumbai and Shri Dhanwantary Seva Foundation Kolkata. The Tata-Ace Mini Dumpers donated by the Tata Motors Limited has been very helpful for the garbage transportation in the busy narrow streets.
This street cleaning service has much significance at a time when the transition of the municipal power is awaited after the municipal election and the municipal sanitation system is not in order. Hariyali Teej has become the most crowd pulling festival of the town in last one decade. Large number of visitors comes from the villages nearby the district of Mathura and other parts of the country with deep faith for the temples of Vrindavan.
The Festival season in Vrindavan begins with the Hariyali Teej, which is followed by the ten day long Jhulanotsava in different temples. Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Radhashtami and Kartik Niyam Seva are the other major festivals of the vaishnava calendar which falls in the following months. FoV management is in dialogue with the municipal authorities for the better coordination to keep the town clean during the festive season.

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