Uttar Pradesh government shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention to ensure that `Kumbh Mela` is held smoothly.
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".
About seven lakh pilgrims on Wednesday took a
holy dip in the river Ganga on the last major `snan` (bath)
during the ongoing Mahakumbh.
Har ki pauri and bramhakund would be open for public only till 10 am on the second `shahi snan` (royal bath) on March 15 during the ongoing Mahakumbh.
About 400 `Jal Police` personnel will be deployed at the different ghats along the Ganga in Haridwar during the second `Shahi Snan` (Royal Bath) on March 15.
In the biggest festival on Earth, over 50 lakh devotees took a holy dip in the
Thousands of ash-smeared Naga sadhus, displaying their traditional weapons, today marched through this holy town before taking a dip in the Ganga on the occasion of the first `shahi snan` of the Kumbh on Mahashivratri.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai