Hare Krishna holds peace festival

Devotees from different parts of the world, including India, Ghana, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroun, and Nigeria, attended the festival, which kicked off at the Palmgrove Estate gate, Ikorodu road.

As early as 8:00 a.m hundreds of joyful and excited devotees and invited guests had converged on Palmgrove Estate entrance for the take off of the event.

Later, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Praveen Verma, formally declared the festival open by sweeping the road in front of a beautifully decorated chariot, which bore the symbols of peace.

In his vote of thanks, Bolaji Rosiji, executive director of the Guranga Foundation, said: “The event signaled the beginning of a revolution in Nigeria, as we see different religious and ethnic nationalities coming together and working joyfully together.”