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A large crowd of devotees gathered on the Sangam coast. The administration has predicted more than 1.5 million devotees today.
- Fourth bath of Magh fair today, strict security arrangements made
Today is spring Panchami. On this day people bathe in holy rivers. In such a situation, devotees have taken a dip of faith in Ganga, Yamuna and Saryu in other religious cities including Sangamnagar Prayagraj. A crowd of devotees thronged the Sangam beach in Prayagraj in the morning. Today, the fourth bath of Magh Mela is being built. By taking a dip in the confluence of Ganga-Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati, everyone was considering themselves blessed. Tight security arrangements have been made in view of the rush of devotees.
Devotees are eager to flow in the flow of devotion
The fair administration has built 8 ghats for bathing on Basant Panchami. As early as 12 in the night, devotees gathered towards Sangam beach. The number of devotees increased with the passage of time. Everyone showed up to flow in the flow of devotion. In view of the crowd, the entry of vehicles was stopped in the evening in the confluence area. There was no space left to keep sesame seeds till the red light on the red road, black road and Triveni road. Worship of mother Vagdevi, bathing, meditation and aarti and Deepdan continued. Yagyas, unbroken lessons are also being done in camps, musical stories and kirtans are being done somewhere.
Devotees taking a bath in the Sangam.
Bath running within 8 km radius
Special arrangements have been made on the Sangam coast for the devotees. 8 ghats have been built within a radius of 8 km. Police and SDRF have been deployed here. At the same time, security is being monitored with CCTV and drone cameras along with 5 thousand policemen. Tight security arrangements are in place at all 16 entry points at the fair.
Sage saints performing Yagya Havan in their ashram on Sangam Beach.