Haridwar: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ‘Kumbh Mela’ in 2021 could be held in Haridwar for a span of 28 days which incorporates 4 ‘Shahi Snans’. The Uttarakhand authorities has taken this resolution after discussions with Hindu sages and sants. ‘Kumbh Mela 2021’ could be organised from April 1 to 28, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat stated. The Uttarakhand authorities would quickly difficulty a notification relating to the dates of the ‘Kumbh Mela’.
In the previous, the ‘Kumbh Mela’ in Haridwar has been held for a interval of 4 months.
At the identical time, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has additionally issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) relating to the ‘Kumbh Mela’. The devotees visiting the Kumbh must observe the SOP issued by the Ministry.
The Uttarakhand High Court had additionally requested the state authorities to restrict the period of the ‘Kumbh Mela’ in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Significantly, this time in Haridwar, the ‘Kumbh Mela’ is going down after 11 years as an alternative of 12 years. Usually, the Kumbh Mela is held after each 12 years.
The first ‘Shahi Snan’ will happen on March 11 which is widely known as ‘Mahashivaratri’. On March 11, seven akharas of the sants could be taking the primary ‘Shahi Snan’ and on April 27 throughout the event of Vaishakh Purnima, three akharas of ‘Bairagi Sadhus’ would take bathtub within the Kumbh. All the 13 akharas would take bathtub within the Kumbh at Haridwar on April 12 which is noticed as ‘Somvati Amavasya’ and on April 14, the principle ‘Shahi Snan’ could be noticed on ‘Mesha Sankranti’.
The ‘Kumbh Mela 2021’ will likely be fairly completely different from the previous Kumbh Melas. During this yr’s Kumbh Mela, bhajans and ‘bhandaras’ (non secular feasts) could be prohibited at anywhere. The Uttarakhand authorities has issued the brand new guidelines to stop the unfold of coronavirus.