On the day of Sri Krishna Janmashtami, a Swarna Ratha (Golden Chariot) was offered to Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Madhav at Hare Krishna Mandir, Ahmedabad. This is the first time that a golden chariot was offered to the Lord in any temple in Gujarat. Their Lordships were taken on Their maiden Swarna Ratha Yatra on this auspicious day.
Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, Sri Nitinbhai Patel visited the temple and sought the blessings of Their Lordships. The students of Darpana Academy of Performing Arts presented a dance drama on Krishna lila, in Bharatanatyam style. Bhajan Sandhya was presented by the renowned Sachin Limaye and Group. Throughout the day various other bhajan groups sang for the pleasure of Their Lordships. 108 varieties of food stuffs were offered to Sri Sri Radha Madhav during Rajbhog along with a special cake made by the devotees.