Photo Gallery: Thousands take holy dip in Sangam on 'Maghi Purnima' — Check pictures
Hundreds and thousands of devotees, seers, pilgrims and tourists on Tuesday took a holy dip in the Sangam -- the trinity of holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati -- on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima', officials said. The officials expect over a crore of devotees to participate in the fifth royal bath of the Kumbh Mela this year. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the heavy rush of people that started arriving in Kumbhnagar here since Monday night, said Vijay Kiran Anand, officer in-charge of the Kumbh. Take a look at today's pictures from Kumbh Mela.