BASANT PANCHAMI

  • Allahabad: Fire at Maha Kumbh Mela leaves 1 dead, 5 injured February 15, 2013

    Allahabad: A fire at the Maha Kumbh Mela left one dead and injured five others, hours before pilgrims gathered for the last Shahi Snan on Basant Panchami on Friday, just five days after the Allahabad railway station stampede. The holy city of Allahabad is gearing up for another major Shahi...
  • Kumbh's last shahi snan on Tuesday January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The fourth auspicious day of bathing and the third and final shahi snan will take place on Tuesday on the occasion of Basant Panchami at the Ardh Kumbh mela in Allahabad. Usual restrictions on plying of vehicles are in force, while security has been tightened following a turnout of...