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Aug 16, 2017
Two Govindas dead, 117 injured in Dahi-Handi related incidents across MumbaiBombay HC had refused to cap the heights of Dahi Handi human pyramids but the state govt had assured the court that it would ensure that children below 14 years of age would not participate.
Aug 07, 2017
Dahi Handi festival: Children under 14 years of age not allowed to participate, says Bombay HCThe Bombay High Court accepted Maharashtra government's statement to not allow children below the age of 14 years to participate in the 'Dahi Handi' festival.
Aug 24, 2016
Dahi handi mandals in Maharashtra remain confused over Supreme Court rulingGovinda groups or pathaks in Mahrashtra still remain unclear over the participation of underage govindas and the height of the Dahi Handi pyramids in the 'Dahi handi' celebration ritual
Aug 23, 2016
On Krishna Janmashtami, safety comes second to human pyramid politics for Dahi Handi organisersThe Supreme Court rules have been set: The Dahi Handi in Maharashtra will not have pyramids higher than 20 feet and children below 18 years cannot be part of the pyramids.
Aug 20, 2016
Don't cross Lakshman Rekha of beliefs: Shiv Sena to SC on Dahi Handi ruling"The festivals and rituals of Hindus will happen. People will foil attempts to stop them and Shiv Sena will lead this dissent," the party said.
Aug 17, 2016
Maharashtra: SC bans minors' participation in Dahi Handi festival, height of pyramid capped at 20 ftSC agreed with the High Court directions with regard to the minimum age of participants in Dahi Handi and the maximum height of the pyramid.
Aug 27, 2015
Mandals want govt intervention, but Mumbai's dahi handis may be set for a much needed clean upWe think nothing is celebrated unless the decibel levels are ear splitting.
Aug 18, 2014
Photos: Mumbai govindas celebrate Janmashtami by breaking the Dahi HandiThe breaking of the Dahi Handi to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna has always marked Janmashtami festivities in Mumbai. Like every year, human pyramids were formed across the city to celebrate the Dahi Handi festival. The perk for climbing the pyramid is the prize money. Here are some images.