Preparing food at the Janmashtami festival
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Janmashtami Festival set to draw thousands

British Hindus are celebrating the birth of Krishna, at the largest gathering of its kind outside India.

More than 60,000 Hindus are expected at a temple in Hertfordshire, to mark the festival in honour of Krishna, whom many followers of the religion regard as their principal God.

The BBC's Robert Pigott reports from inside the kitchen where curry is being prepared to feed all the crowds.

  • 21 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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