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Photo Gallery: Thousands take holy dip in Sangam on 'Maghi Purnima' — Check pictures

Zee Media Bureau | Feb 19, 2019, 20:54 PM IST
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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. 

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A sadhu chants hymns after taking a holy dip at Sangam on the auspicious 'Maghi Purnima' day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

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A sadhu offer prayers at Sangam on the auspicious 'Maghi Purnima' day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

 

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Pilgrims in large numbers arrive at Sangam to take a holy dip at the trinity of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

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A woman takes a holy dip in Sangam - the trinity of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati - on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

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Pilgrims in large numbers arrive at Sangam to take a holy dip at the trinity of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

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Devotees at Sangam - the trinity of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati - on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

 

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Pilgrims in large numbers arrive at Sangam to take a holy dip at the trinity of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Melain Prayagraj, on February 19, 2019.

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