While Kumbh Mela, a mass Hindu pilgrimages of faith is held on the banks of sacred rivers every 12 years, "Mini Kumbh (Magh) Mela" is currently held every year in Allahabad only.
He said the government would provide all the support for organising the congregation.
Every year, a mega five-day Shivratri congregation is organised at the foot of the Girnar mountain which is attended by lakhs of devotees.
The mountain and the adjoining forest area of Gir, which houses Asiatic Lions, is considered sacred by Hindu saints and seers. There are numerous ashrams and Akharas around the Girnar mountain.
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