Last Updated : Jun 20 2019 1:48AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Narendra Modi chairs all-party meet on One Nation, One Election            Om Birla elected Lok Sabha Speaker unopposed            18 additional doctors join in treatment of Encephalitis affected children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur            DD India programmes to be available in Bangladesh, South Korea            Injured Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup; Rishabh Pant replaces him           

National News

Feb 11, 2019
9:30AM

Around two crore devotees take holy dip at Kumbh Mela

PTI
The festival of Basant Panchmi is being celebrated on Sunday. 

It is celebrated as Saraswati Puja on Panchmi of Shukla Paksh in the month of Magh. 

On the occasion, around two crore devotees took a holy dip during the third and final Shahi Snan at the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj. 

Mela authorities said, the devotees were still at Sangam, the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Our correspondent reports that elaborate security arrangements were made for the Shahi Snan.

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted the people on Basant Panchami.

In West Bengal, Saraswati Puja is being celebrated with traditional fervour. The idol of Saraswati, the goddess of learning, is worshipped in every household, particularly educational institutions.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 19 (Jun) Midday News 19 (Jun) News at Nine 19 (Jun) Hourly 19 (Jun) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 19 (Jun) दोपहर समाचार 19 (Jun) समाचार संध्या 19 (Jun) प्रति घंटा समाचार 19 (Jun) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 19 (Jun) Khabrein(Day) 19 (Jun) Khabrein(Eve) 19 (Jun)
Aaj Savere 19 (Jun) Parikrama 19 (Jun) Lok Ruchi Samachar 16 (Jun)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 19 (Jun) Samayki 19 (Jun) Sports Scan 19 (Jun) Spotlight/News Analysis 19 (Jun) Samachar Darshan 19 (Jun) Radio Newsreel 18 (Jun)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 13 (Jun) Surkhiyon Mein 13 (Jun) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 19 (Jun) Vaad-Samvaad 18 (Jun) Money Talk 18 (Jun) Current Affairs 14 (Jun)