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BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday took a holy dip in Sangam - the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati - at Kumbh in Prayagraj. He was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and several saints. (Image Credit: PTI)

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 February 2019, 11:43:50 PM
BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday took a holy dip in Sangam - the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati - at Kumbh in Prayagraj. He was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and several saints. (Image Credit: PTI)
BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

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During the visit, Shah also praised the efforts of the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that the water in the Ganga was clean and flowing. (Image Credit: PTI)
BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

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Shah's visit assumes significance amid demands by various Hindutva groups for the government to bring in a law for the early construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. (Image Credit: PTI)
BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

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BJP leaders later performed an 'aarti' and went to a Bade Hanuman temple to offer prayers. (Image Credit: PTI)
BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

BJP chief Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh

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They visited the Akbar Fort where they offered prayers at the Saraswati Koop and Akshayavat tree. (Image Credit: PTI)