In Haridwar, large number of devotees including saints of various AKHADAS are taking a holy dip in the river Ganga on the auspicious occasion of Mesh Sankratinti -Baisakhi today.
AIR correspondent reports, a large number of devotees from different parts of the country reached Haridwar for holy dip in the river Ganga at various GHATS in the city.
Today is the Second Shahi Snan at the Kumbh Mela which is being organised here after 12 years. There is also a royal bath of the akharas here.
As per the schedules, Sant Mahant and Maha Mandleshwar of various AKHADA are coming to Har Ki Paidi from their camp and taking a holy dip in Ganga.
All the AKHADAS have been given a particular time for Shahi Snan.
Special arrangements are made in Haridwar as devotees from across the country are reaching here.
The administration has imposed a number of restrictions to prevent the growing infection of Corona.