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Kumbh Mela Now ‘Symbolic’, Yet Crowds Gather for Last ‘Shahi Snan’

 

Despite the mounting COVID-19 cases that have left the country’s hospitals and crematoriums overburdened, a crowd of Hindu devotees gathered at ‘Har Ki Pauri’ in Haridwar on Tuesday, 27 April, for the last ‘shahi snan’ at the Kumbh Mela.

 

Over 2,000 seers from 13 different akhadas and 25,000 devotees bathed in the Brahma Kund at Har Ki Pauri on Tuesday, as per PTI.

 

Visuals showed scores of pilgrims taking a holy dip in the Ganga, flouting physical distancing measures with no masks in sight….

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