More than 2.25 crore pilgrims devote holy dip when the Kumbh Mela opens in Prayagraj
About 15 crores pilgrims are expected to participate in pilgrims.
PRAYAGRAJ: One of the world’s largest religious festivals, more than 2.25 crore pilgrims and holy people dived at the confluence – three sacred rivers, the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers and the confluence of the legendary Saraswati – open as Kumbh Mela on Tuesday.
Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said about 2.25 crore pilgrims participated in ‘Shahi Bath’ before the Kumbh Mela in Prayag are on Makar Sankranti.
UP CM said in a statement, about 2.25 crore people in Prayagraj participated in ‘Shahi Bath’, which is a record. I thank all visitors, religious leaders, the common man, and officials. Released on Tuesday.
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The Kumbh Mela administration first said that about two crore people had a sacred bath on Tuesday.
Dilip Kumar said, “We are pleased to announce that the first ‘Shahi Bath’ (Shahi bath) was started and concluded at the scheduled time. The participation of all the 13 Akharaas was organized and successful. About 20 million pilgrims Holy bath. “Tripura, ADM Kumbha told reporters.
However, the figures given by Kumbh Mela administration were fought by many people because they claimed that many bathing areas were deserted and they felt that the official numbers could be exaggerated.
Some even asked the administration to tell how the numbers were calculated. Tripura said, “This is a mono ankle (it is estimated).”
Since midnight, lakhs of devotees gathered from Kumbh to the country and abroad and gathered towards bathing ghats.
Along with loud chanting and singing of ‘Bhajan’, the good singing of most of the roads in this Uttar Pradesh city has been said.
The visitor arrived in a row of many colors on the flames burned like Diwali, and waiting for the ‘Shahi Bath’ to begin.
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Even before 5 o’clock in the morning, the moment came when, with the prayer on their lips, many people made a holy dip in the form of ice in the water.
In the 13 ‘Akhand’, which participated in ‘Shahi Bath’ on Tuesday, Maha Nabani, Atal, Niranjani, Anand, Juna, Avhan, Panchgani, Nirvani Ani, Digambar Ani, Nirmohi Ani, and Naya Unseen, Barda Udden and Nirmala were included.
Each of them was allotted about 45 minutes by the Aquarius authorities. A large crowd gathered in this lavish bath, while a large number of devotees kept on rising for Prayagraj.
`Shahi bath ‘is considered as one of the most important components of Aquarius.
Comprehensive arrangements were made for the security and the Pontoon bridge was built for those who arrived at the 5-km bathing ghat on the Sangam.
Marking the official start of the fair, Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted a video on Twitter immediately after the ‘Shahi Shab’ started.
Kumbh Mela is held every year in every half year, whereas the Kumbh Mela runs for 12 years.
According to the officials, about 15 million pilgrims are expected to participate in pilgrimage, which, according to the legends, open the doors of heaven.
More than 40,000 LED lights have been used to illuminate the bathing ghats for the administration to illuminate the historic ghats.
Kumbh Mela will reach its culmination on March 4, which also shows Mahashivaratri, the last of six dates for ‘Shahi bath’.