DGP, Meladhikari and IG Kumbh inspected the routes of the royal procession and took stock of the arrangements regarding the third Shahi Snan to be held in Haridwar today. After seven o’clock in the morning Harki Paadi was reserved for the Akharas. In such a situation, devotees could take a bath till seven in the morning at Harki Paidi. DGP Ashok Kumar said that no devotees and local citizens will be allowed any trouble during the royal bath.
Fair officer Sanjay Gunjyal said that out of the four baths of Kumbh, the royal bath of Baisakhi is considered to be the biggest bath. According to the photos taken by the satellite, during the royal bath of Baisakhi in Mahakumbh in 2010, around one crore 60 thousand people had reached for bathing in Harkhar. So far six lakh people have taken bath on Wednesday.
At seven in the morning Harki Paidi was evacuated for the saints:
There is a royal bath and Baisakhi festival on the Aries Sankranti in Kumbhanagri on Wednesday. In such a situation, from 12 o’clock in the morning to seven o’clock in the morning, the devotees could take a bath at Harki Paadi. With this, at seven o’clock in the morning Harki Paidi was evacuated for the saints.
On the auspicious auspicious occasion of Baisakhi, before the royal bath started at Harki Paidi, Meladhikari Deepak Rawat and other police-administration officials offered prayers to Ganga Maa and lit the holy water.
First the saints of Niranjani Arena reached for a bath:
The Meladhikari prayed to Mother Ganga for the royal bath to be completed peacefully and uninterrupted. First of all, the saints of Niranjani Arena reached Harki Paadi for a bath.
The number of vehicles will be reduced in the royal procession of Bairagi Arena:
During the royal bath of Somavati Amavasya, along with the saints of Bairagi akhadas, their number of followers was also considerable. Due to this, the bath was delayed. At the same time the number of vehicles was also high. In such a situation, the royal procession of Bairagi saints will be short during the bath on Wednesday. Also, a partial change has been made in the route of return.
The number of Bairagi saints as well as their followers during the royal bath on Monday was also very high in the royal procession. Due to this the bathing of Bairagi saints was delayed and the bathing of saints of Sripanchayati big apathetic arena was delayed. Due to this, the saint sat on a dharna at Shankaracharya Chowk. Later, the officers of the fair police and administration persuaded him and sent him for a bath. Regarding this, a meeting of the officials of the fair police and administration has been held with the saints of the Bairagi Akharas of Tuesday.
It was said in the meeting that this time the number of vehicles will be less during the royal procession. Passes will be issued on behalf of the akharas of the people involved in the procession. Those who will not get a pass will be escorted by policemen out of the procession. Also, four officials will be present in the procession, who will give information about the procession. The householders who come after this will be given a bath at the ghats near Harki Paidi.
No negative report entry on the border: Deepak
DGP Ashok Kumar said that April 14 is the biggest day of Mahakumbh 2021. Police preparations are complete for this. Local residents and devotees will not be allowed any trouble during the bath. There are some inconveniences during the royal bathing processions, but preparations have been made. Hill bypass has been started for common devotees. Which will be open continuously till 30th April.
Devotees can avail the shuttle bus service. On Tuesday, DGP Ashok Kumar, magistrate Deepak Rawat and IG Kumbh Sanjay Gunjyal inspected the routes leading to the royal procession. Policemen have been instructed not to allow the suspicious person to enter the procession, to treat the devotees and the locals sweetly.
According to Meladhikari Deepak Rawat, bathing preparations are complete. Kovid SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) will be strictly followed. Entry without RTPCR negative report will not be allowed on the border.
At the same time, on the royal bath of Somavati Amavasya of April 12, parking-wise figures have been sought from the police regarding the figures of the pilgrims so that the correct pilgrims can be estimated. He said that it has to be answered in the court as well.