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The sand art festival to be organised in Haridwar will be the first for Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand to host first sand art festival on Ganga ghats during Kumbh Mela

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:43 PM IST
  • Kumbh Mela office in charge said the festival is being organised on the lines of the Odisha Sand Art Festival.
The Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar had begun on Makar Sankranti on January 14 will continue till April.(Twitter/@ANI)
The Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar had begun on Makar Sankranti on January 14 will continue till April.(Twitter/@ANI)

Mythology-themed graffiti adorn walls of Haridwar

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:53 PM IST
This is being done under the campaign called "Paint My City", run by the Haridwar-Roorkee Development Authority.
The Maha Kumbh in Haridwar is being held after twelve years.(Reuters)
The Maha Kumbh in Haridwar is being held after twelve years.(Reuters)

Haridwar painted in colours of folk tradition, culture during Maha Kumbh Mela

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:06 PM IST
The Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar had begun on Makar Sankranti on January 14 will continue till April.
Devotees bathing at Sangam during MakarSankranti during the Kumbh mela, 2019.(HT File)
Devotees bathing at Sangam during MakarSankranti during the Kumbh mela, 2019.(HT File)

A record over 24 crore people visited Kumbh-2019, more than total tourists in UP in 2014-17

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Kenneth John
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 10:16 AM IST
The Kumbh 2019 visitors included 10.30 lakh foreign tourists. The Maha Kumbh Mela held in 2013 had seen 7.86 crore pilgrims, including 3.50 lakh foreign tourists, arriving here.
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