Fire breaks out at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent in Kumbh Mela
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7:40 PM
A fire broke-out at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent at Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj late on Tuesday night. The tent caught fire at 2.30am while Tandon was asleep. No casualties were reported at time of filing this report. Three tents were gutted in fire. Tandon was moved to circuit house after the mishap. His spectacles, mobile-phone and other valuables were charred due to fire.
Kinnar Akhara, Group Of Transgender Saints, To Build Ashram In Prayagraj
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:23 AM
Kinnar Akhara, a group of transgender saints in Prayagraj Kumbh announced on Monday that it will set up an ashram in the city, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Culture. The group, which had attended the Ujjain Kumbh in 2016, has been taking part in the holy baths at the Kumbh Mela this year along with the other akharas.