FI­NAL SHAHI SNAN AT KUMBH

Hindustan Times (Patiala) - - Nation -

SEA OF PIL­GRIMS

The fourth of­fi­cial bathing day and the third and fi­nal shahi snan (royal bathing by akhadas, or monas­tic or­ders) took place on Bas­ant Pan­chami

No of peo­ple who made a visit: Around 30 mil­lion (be­tween Feb 9 and Feb 10)

No of peo­ple who took a dip: Around 20 mil­lion on Fe­bru­ary 10 Po­lice force de­ployed: 25,000 Spe­cial trains for pil­grims: 45 Spe­cial buses for pil­grims: 4,000

Prom­i­nent cit­i­zens/politi­cians who vis­ited: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Ti­wari, Bha­jan singer Anoop Jalota, UP min­is­ter of state with in­de­pen­dent charge for trans­port and pro­to­col Swatantra Dev Singh

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