Chikal Kalo ’17

July 8, 2017

Marcel is an idyllic hamlet located 23 kms from Panjim. This village celebrates a very unique festival dedicated to Devki Krishna on the eleventh day of Ashaada month, ie Ekadishi. An interesting fact is that this is the only temple in the world that is dedicated to Devki and Krishna. As a part of this festival, the village also celebrates Chikal Kalo to commemorate Balakrishna’s mischievous childhood. Every year villagers gather irrespective of caste, creed or age and continue this 150 year old legacy. This year was no different, have a look…

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