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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti to be anointed as Mahamandaleshwar today

ANI  |  Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

for and (BJP) Sadhvi will be conferred with the title of of Niranjani today.

She will be anointed as after going through all the religious rituals, said Akhil Bharatiya Parishad and Niranjani Akhara's Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj.

This comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela, which starts on Tuesday.

The 55-day long Kumbh will end on March 4. It is the largest human congregation in the world, with over 130 million pilgrims expected to participate in the festival with the belief that taking a dip in the holy water of will pave the way for their salvation and would redeem them of their sins.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 05:50 IST