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Know the preparations for the world's largest religious fair Kumbh

Saturday - January 12, 2019 11:38 am , Category : WTN SPECIAL
Preparations for the Kumbh-2019 completed, just waiting for the devotees
Preparations for the Kumbh-2019 completed, just waiting for the devotees

With three shahi snan Kumbh to be started from January 14, 2019 to March 4, 2019

JAN 12 (WTN) - Monday, i.e. 14th January, 2019, the Kumbh is to be started in Prayagraj, which will continue till March 4, 2019. As you know, the tradition of the largest religious fair of the world, Kumbh, has been according to mythological beliefs. It is being said that more than 12 crores of devotees can come here this time in the Kumbh. In such a situation, the Yogi government of UP has done all the preparations for the Kumbh and it is being said that this time Kumbh will be a hi-tech. 

Let’s describe you which types of arrangements have been managed by the Yogi government of the U.P. in the Kumbh. In this Kumbh, where there is a tent house with common arrangements for the common devotees, there are also luxury tents with five star suites for VIP and VVIP devotees.

About 4,200 crores of rupees are being spent in preparing for the Kumbh. Due to limited resources, the UPA government has sought more than one-third of the Central Government for the preparation in Kumbh, which is three times more than the amount of 2013 Kumbh mela.

800 special trains are being run by Railways for the crore and crore devotees who are coming from the whole country. At the same time, 5 special trains will also be run from Delhi for the NRI’s. Meanwhile, the railway surcharge on the train ticket has been terminated. This new rule has come into effect from December 11.

For the world's largest religious fair Kumbh, Railways is spending about Rs 700 crore on 41 projects. In order to protect the passengers coming in large numbers, Railway Artificial Intelligence will monitor the station and crowded locations through IBM Intelligent Video Analytics to deal with any kind of accidents and incidents.

Apart from the train, flights will also be available from Delhi, Lucknow, Patna, Indore, Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Bhubaneswar, Bangalore, Bhopal, Dehradun, Mumbai, Gorakhpur, Kolkata and Lucknow to come Prayagraj.

Inland Waterways Authority of India is arranging boats in the Kumbh area. Floating terminals have been constructed at Kilaghat, Saraswati Ghat, Naini Bridge and Sujawan Ghat. At the same time, boat facilities will be provided to Kila Ghat, 20 kilometers away from Sujawan Ghat. Not only this, an Airboat will run from Varanasi to Prayagraj, which can carry 16 people at a speed of 80 km at a time.

To prevent the spread of disease and pollution in the situation of crores of people gathered at one place, the officials of the Intelligence will help the medical team. In addition, full arrangements have also been made in hospitals. In view of cleanliness in the Kumbh area, about 1,22,000 toilets have been constructed.

At the same time, the UP Police will be deployed fully in the Kumbh mela area for the protection and assistance of the general public. If yours own or any of your items are lost in the Kumbh area or you forget the parking place then the mobile application and websire made by the UP Police can be of great help to you. In this you will get access to all facilities as well as the facility of lodging of FIR.

For your information, let you know that the luxury tent city Indraprastha has been installed in Kumbh region. In this, the rent for the most expensive tents will be around 35 thousand rupees. There will be 600 tents in Indraprastha, 200 of which are luxury (16 thousand rupees for rent) and 250 deluxe (12 thousand rupees for rent) tents.

Similarly, in Kumbh canvas tent city, tents will also be provided, and the one night fair for this tent is Rs 2500 and Rs 1000 rupees per bed per night. Five tent making companies are working with the UP government to set up tent city.

There are a total of 94 parking spaces in 1300 hectares of Kumbh region, of which 5 lakh vehicles will be parked. To facilitate passengers, shuttle buses and e-rickshaws will also run in the Kunbh area. Under Paint My City, spectacular attractive artwork has been done in the entire Prayagraj city and in the Kumbh area of 15 lakh square feet. Five big cultural pandals will be built in Kumbh area. Among them, Ganga Pandal will be the largest. It will organize folk dances and big cultural events.

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