Kumbh mela News
Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary analysed the double standards in imposing rules on crowds for 'Kanwar Yatra' and for farmers protest amid COVID-19 pandemic. It is agreed that the decision to stop the 'kanwar yatra' is a right step, but there cannot be different COVID-19 rules for different events.
The Maha Kumbh Mela was held from April 1 to 30 this year and was spread over Haridwar district and Rishikesh region Between April 1 and 30 this year, 58 per cent of the total COVID-19 tests conducted in the state were held in Haridwar district During the same period, the positivity rate in Haridwar district was 80 per cent less than that of Uttarakhand
On April 17, Kangana had tweeted to PM Modi to stop Ramzan gatherings, but deleted the tweet later The 'Queen' actress Kangana Ranaut had earlier blasted director Karan Johar for dropping Kartik Aryan from 'Dostana 2' Kangana will next be seen in the much-awaited biopic 'Thalaivi', ‘Dhaakad’ and 'Tejas'
A total of 1,701 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14 The numbers include both RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Test reports of devotees and seers of different akharas The Kumbh Mela area is spread over 670 hectares covering parts of Haridwar, Tehri and Dehradun districts, including Rishikesh
Kumbh is held periodically at four different locations in India - Nashik, Haridwar, Prayagraj, and Ujjain. On April 14, 2021, thousands of devotees took a holy dip at Har Ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar to mark 'Shahi Snan'. TV actor Karan Wahi received hate messages for his 'Naga Baba' comment on Kumbh Mela.