Terming Centre`s decision to provide foodgrains, kerosene and LPG at market rates during Mahakumbh Mela at Allahabad as unfortunate, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav has sought supply of these essential commodities at subsidised rates.
Shooting photographs of women
taking bath at the Maha Kumbh mela in Haridwar will not be
allowed and criminal cases will be filed against those
violating the directives, Uttarakhand Chief Minister R P
Nishank has said.
The numbers of the devout thronging the Maha Kumbh Mela that began here today appear to be a matter of guess for mela administrators as well as hordes of journalists, who are here to cover the largest religious congregation.
On January 9, 2001, the largest human conglomeration gathered at the Maha Kumbh mela, the first major spiritual gathering of the millennium. The humungous assemblage, which occurs every 12 years, was a festival of superlatives in many ways.