Shankaracharya, Akhara head enter Kumbh amid controversies

Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth Swami Swaroopananda Saraswati and President of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad Mahant Gyandas entered camps at ongoing Maha Kumbh amid controversies surrounding them.

Maha Kumbh: Factional feud among akharas

Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan".