In Uttarakhand's Hardiwar, lakhs of devotees gathered at Hari Ki Pauri for Ganga Aarti. This comes at a time when the country is undergoing another Covid wave. Social distancing norms were flouted. In normal circumstances, Kumbh continues for nearly four months but this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the duration of the congregation has been curtailed to one month. Kumbh is held periodically at four different locations in India (Nashik, Haridwar, Prayagraj, and Ujjain) every four years. Watch the full video for more details.
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has once again sparked controversy when he said Maha Kumbh Mela is also organised in Banaras. Speaking on the ongoing Mahakumbh Mela in Haridwar, state Chief Minister Rawat said, "(Mahakumbh) comes once in 12 years and is not held every year. 'Mele' take places at different places and can happen anywhere but Kumbh is held only in Haridwar in 12 years.. held in Banaras (Varanasi), held in Ujjain."
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