King of Nepal visits Haridwar to participate in Kumbh Mela

Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Apr 11 (ANI): King of Nepal Birendra Bir Bikram visited holy city Haridwar to participate in Kumbh Mela and take holy dip in Ganga river. King Bikram prayed for the world amid COVID-19 scare. Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat said that the state government is determined to conduct Haridwar Kumbh Mela safely. The Kumbh Mela commenced earlier this month in normal circumstances, Kumbh continues for nearly four months but this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the duration of the congregation has been curtailed to one month.