Maha Kumbh Mela: Huge crowd arrives for holy dip on 'Mauni Amavasya'

Holy dip

While the 'Naga sadhus' are reaching the venue from their respective camps on foot, their leaders known by honorifics like 'Shri Mahant' and 'Mahamandaleshwar' cover the distance perched atop richly-decorated chariots with musical bands playing devotional tunes.

Make-shift roads have been laid down with the help of metallic chequered plates with barricading on both sides to ensure that the 'Shahi Snan' processions go on without any inconvenience.

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