No information on curtailing Kumbh Mela: Officer

On being asked if duration of Kumbh Mela will be shortened in view of COVID-19, mela officer and Haridwar DM Deepak Rawat said that he has no information in this regard. "Kumbh Mela used to begin in January but looking at COVID-19 situation, State Government decided to start this in April. Centre's SOP said that in the wake of the situation the period (of Mela) be reduced. I have no information if it's being curtailed," he said.