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In pics: Devotees head to Prayagraj at Kumbh's culmination on Mahashivratri

The "Kumbh Mela" administration has made elaborate security in wake of anticipated 6 million to 10 million people visiting Prayagraj on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Monday

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Devotees offer prayer and take holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival

Devotees offer prayer and take holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival
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The last bathing day during the one-and-a-half-month Mela

The last bathing day during the one-and-a-half-month Kumbh Mela
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marks the last holy dip of Kalpvasis who spend the month of Magh as Kalpvas

Mahashivratri symbolises the last holy bath of Kalpvasis who spend the month of Magh as Kalpvas
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By morning, the bathing ghats were brimming with colours of life

By morning, the bathing ghats brimmed with colours of life
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An estimated 1 crore devotees are expected to bathe on this auspicious day

An estimated 1 crore devotees are expected to bathe on this auspicious day
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First Published: Mon, March 04 2019. 15:45 IST
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