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Kumbh Mela preparations begin in Prayagraj

Niranjani Akhara sadhus perform 'Bhumi Pujan' to set up their tents at the bank of river Ganga ahead of Kumbh Mela festival, in Prayagraj. Indian labourers construct a pontoon bridge over the river Ganges for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival, in Prayagraj. A 45 days festival starting from January 2019, where millions of Hindu devotees are expected to attend with the belief that taking a dip in the waters of the holy river will cleanse them of their sins.

Updated : 06 December 2018, 05:34 PM