Lakhs of people are diving in the Godavari River on the auspicious day of Purnima. The event is very well maintained where the first dive comes from ‘Akhara’ clan and then comes the turn of common people. The crowd is much excited to see the Naga sadhus who are taking the first dive today.
Attacking the Uttar Pradesh government over CAG report on Maha Kumbh Mela, BJP on Wednesday said the shortcomings pointed out by the auditor has "exposed" the dispensation which had "patted its back" for organising the religious event successfully.
UP Panchayti Raj Minister Balram Yadav on Monday said the stampede at the Allahabad railway station took place due to ‘heavy and unmanageable’ rush of devotees who were returning home after taking holy dip at Kumbh.