Kumbh Mela 2021 News

Top Seer ends Kumbh Mela after PM Modi’s appeal

Top Seer ends Kumbh Mela after PM Modi’s appeal

Haridwar: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed that Kumbh Mela in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar “should only be symbolic” amid an unprecedented increase in coronavirus cases across the country, Swami Avdheshanand Giri of Juna Akhara – one of the top seers in the country – announced an early end to the

Kumbh Mela: Over 31 lakh devotees take holy dip on ‘Shahi Snan’

Kumbh Mela: Over 31 lakh devotees take holy dip on ‘Shahi Snan’

Haridwar: Over 31 lakh devotees took a holy dip in river Ganga at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar on Monday on the occasion of second ‘Shahi Snan’ or royal bath. Organised by the Uttarakhand government, the ‘Kumbh Mela’ is seen as a super-spreader event that can infect thousands of people coming