Maha Kumbh Mela

The biggest human gathering congregated at Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city to participate in the greatest show on earth - Maha Kumbh Mela.

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The sights and sounds of the Maha Kumbh Mela are infectious even for the not-so religious: Shreya Dhoundial

More than 10 million pilgrims gather at Allahabad for the Maha Kumbh Mela. Shreya Dhoundial joined IBNLive readers from Allahabad and shared her experience.

Maha Kumbh Mela: Naga sadhus lead festivities as holy dips begin in Allahabad

The world's largest gathering of people, the 55-day Kumbh congregation, began in Allahabad on Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ash-smeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at the holy confluence of three rivers - the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati.

Railways gears up for Maha Kumbh Mela, to run over 750 special trains

Keeping in mind the lakhs who will throng Allahabad for the Kumbh Mela starting on Monday, the Ministry of Railways has announced steps to help passengers. Besides running special trains and adding coaches in popular trains, additional ticket counters have opened at the Allahabad railway station.