In India in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, January 15, started one of the biggest religious festivals of Kumbh Mela. It is held every six years, will end on March 4.
The Correspondent reports about it.
To visit shrines of Hinduism in Uttar Pradesh attracts millions of pilgrims. They visit the cities of Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik. Also held mass bathing in the waters of the river Ganges or Sipra, Godavari Sangam or depending on the city.
First memories of “Feast of the pitcher” date back to the VII century. In 2019, the government expects about 150 million people, about a million of them from abroad. For pilgrims organized 600 mass kitchens, places for accommodation and temporary bridges.
Earlier in India the bus driver has entrusted to the monkey rudder.