Lakhs take holy dip in Ganga on lunar eclipse

Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 20:54

Haridwar: Over three lakh pilgrims on Thursday took a holy dip in the Ganga here on the occasion of lunar eclipse.



All the ghats of Haridwar, including the main bathing ghat Har-Ki-Pauri, were seen crowded with pilgrims, police said.

Pilgrims had started reaching the holy town since last evening and they spent the night at the ghats performing puja and prayers.



The temples remained closed during the eclipse and reopened this evening.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 20:54

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