33 lakh devotees take a dip in the Ganges on Maghi Purnima
Magh Purnima 2023: On Maghi Purnima, the fifth bathing festival of Magh Mela, about 33 lakh people took a holy dip in Ganga and Sangam till 4 pm on Sunday. Complete confluence with the announcement of Har Har Mahadev and Har Har Ganga
Magh Purnima 2023: On Maghi Purnima, the fifth bathing festival of Magh Mela, about 33 lakh people took a holy dip in Ganga and Sangam till 4 pm on Sunday. The entire Sangam bank reverberated with the chants of Har Har Mahadev and Har Har Ganga. Additional Mela Officer Vivek Chaturvedi told that since 4 in the morning, crowds of people kept coming to the Sangam area and till 4 in the evening on Sunday, about 33 lakh people took a dip in Sangam and Ganga, people started coming to Sangam from Saturday night itself to take a dip. had reached. He said that with the bath of Maghi Purnima, one month of Kalpavas was completed and now they have started leaving for their respective villages or cities. President of Triveni Sangam Aarti Seva Samiti and Jyotishacharya Pandit Rajendra Mishra said that Maghi Purnima had started at 9.30 pm on Saturday night and it was till 11:58 pm on Sunday, although the recognition of Maghi Purnima bath on Sunday itself in Udaya Tithi Is. He told that by donating food, clothes as well as kheer on Maghi Purnima, all kinds of wishes are fulfilled. About 20 lakh Kalpavasi, who have been doing Kalpavas for a month in the Mela area along with Maghi Purnima bath, will leave today.
Senior Superintendent of Police (Magh Mela) Rajeev Narayan Mishra told that more than 5000 people have been deployed in the security system in the fair, in which civil police, women police, mounted police, LIU team, intelligence officers, SDRF, NDRF, water Police etc. He informed that arrangements have also been made for river ambulance and floating police post in the fair. People are being monitored through CCTV, body-worn cameras, drone cameras. The next and last bathing festival of Magh Mela will be held on Mahashivaratri on 18th February with which Magh Mela will conclude.