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Kumbh Mela Preparations

Prayagaraj is gearing up to welcome devotees to Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious congregation.

January 07, 2019

In this picture, Naga Sadhus can be seen taking part in a procession

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The Kumbh Mela will begin on Jan 15 in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj

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The Mela will be organised in an area of 3,200 hectares

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The holy city, located at the Triveni Sangam (merging of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers), is undergoing an extensive makeover to welcome crores of pilgrims from across the world

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Preparations are in full swing at the Triveni Sangam

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In the run-up to the mega event, thousands of cops have been deployed.

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The mela site will have 40 police stations

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The first holy bath will be on January 15, followed by several others till March 4.

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It will host over 5,000 camps from multiple akhadas and ashrams.

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Celebrated for mythological reasons, the grand event is held in Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik, apart from Prayagraj.

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