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The ongoing Kumbh Mela has been at the centre of controversy amid fears that it could be a super spreader event as the second wave of the coronavirus surges uncontrollably.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, Swami Avdheshanand urged people to not come to Kumbh for bathing in large numbers and follow rules.
Anticipating the arrival of a large number of seers on Ram Navami from Kumbh, an official said a ban on religious gatherings cannot be ruled out to prevent a Covid-19 spike.
A majority of the 48.51 lakh people who took part in the last two royal baths (Shahi Snan) were seen openly violating COVID norms like wearing of face masks and social distancing.
A sea of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas converged at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar for a holy dip in the Ganga during the Shahi Snan of the Kumbh Mela this week.
Thousands of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas flouted Covid-19 norms and converged at Har Ki Pairi for a holy dip in the Ganga during the second royal bath of the Kumbh Mela.
The Centre warned against a potential upsurge in covid-19 cases in the local population after the auspicious Shahi Snan days during the Kumbh Mela.
The Health Ministry SOP prescribes that all the visitors to Kumbh must produce a health certificate which is a mandatory requirement for entering the Kumbh Mela area.
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BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
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