Union Minister of State for Railways and Communication Manoj Sinha on Saturday released a special postage stamp on Kumbh Mela.
A special first-day cover was also released on the occasion. The cost of the stamp is five rupees.
On this occasion, Sinha said that Kumbh is a major event of not only of the country but the world.
He also said that Kumbh is not only a religious and spiritual event but an astrological, cultural and astronomical event of the world. Sinha further added that Kumbh has been treated as the source of light and knowledge.