7.49 crore devotees take holy dip in 2nd ‘shahi snan’ of Mauni Amavasya
According to UP govt, at least 7.49 crore devotees took a dip on the 2nd ‘shahi snan’ of Mauni Amavasya. Subodh Mishra and his team from Hindustan Times documented the third official bathing and second ‘shahi snan’ of Mauni Amavasya during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj. He also caught with women officials from CRPF to find out how security teams have been functioning in the grand event. The Kumbh Mela will end on March 04. Hindus believe that bathing in the waters of the River Ganga absolves people of sins.