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  • Wednesday, July, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:56:44
  • The third main holy bath of on-going Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj would take place on Mauni Amavasya on 4th February at Sangam. Devotees and pilgrims have startedcoming from remote areas in large numbers ahead of the snan. Hotels, lodges anddharmshalas are mostly full in the Prayagraj City and large number of peoplehave taken shelter at tent cities.

    Toease the pressure of the crowd at Sangam area on 4th February theadministration has built 41 ghats for holy bath in Kumbh Mela area. Forconvenience of people the Kumbh Mela Authority has declared Kumbh Mela premisesas no vehicle zone from  today upto theday of holy bath 4th  February. DIGPrayagraj KP Singh told media persons that entry of vehicles of emergencyservices would   only  be allowed in the mela area. AIRcorrespondent  reports that in view ofmassive gathering on Mauni Amavasya Snan the district administration hasdeclared public holiday on 2nd,3rd and 4th February. All schools, colleges andgovernment offices would remain closed for three days.

    Toensure smooth traffic on mela routes entry of outsider four wheeler and otherheavy vehicles have been restricted in the city on tomorrow and Monday. TheKumbh Mela Officer Vijay Kiran Anand told that it has been decided to stop Akshayvat Darshan on 3rd, 4th and 5thFebruary in view of crowd management at the recently opened religious site. Hesaid three (03) crore people are expected to take holy dip on upcoming MauniAmavasya.