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Around 4 million pilgrims attend Chataradham Mahakumbha Mela

11 May 2024  

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DHARAN: The month-long grand religious gathering, the Purna Mahakumbha Mela, in Chataradham in Sunsari district concluded on Friday receiving as many as 4 million pilgrims.

According to Vice Chair of the fair organizing committee, Kisan Thapa, in the fair that commenced on April 9, pilgrims from home and abroad visited the grand religious fair in Barahkshetra Municipality-1 of Sunsari.

The federal government had provided Rs 7 million and Rs 5.5 million from the provincial government to organize the fair.

In Barahakshetra, the Kumbha Mela has been organized since 2059 BS, with the Ardha Kumbha Mela held every six years and Purna Maha Kumbha Mela every 12 years.

President Ram Chandra Paudel had inaugurated the fair.

Kumbha Mela has been organized for a long time in four places in India Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), Nashik (Maharashtra) and Haridwar (Uttarakhand).

Publish Date : 11 May 2024 09:54 AM

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