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Ujjain is a city in Ujjain district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the fifth largest city in Madhya Pradesh by population and is the administrative centre of Ujjain district and Ujjain division.
Government officials on Tuesday said that a letter which is doing rounds on social media suggesting that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has appreciated the Uttarakhand government officials for successfully organising the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar is "fake".
Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, Swami Avdheshanand Giri, Acharya Mahamandleshwar, Juna Akhara on Saturday said his Akhara has immersed the deities and now the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has concluded for them.
As the COVID-19 cases are increasing across the country, Panchayati Niranjani Akhada, one of the 13 akhadas, on Thursday announced the conclusion of the Kumbh on April 17.
Uttarakhand Police on Thursday informed that the police force deployed in Kumbh Mela will be reduced by half as the Baisakhi festival has successfully concluded.
All 13 akharas took a holy dip at river Ganga on the occasion of 'Baisakhi Shahi Snan' during Kumbh, the first achievement since 1974, the Kumbh Mela Inspector General (IG) Sanjay Gunjyal said on Wednesday.
With the completion of the 'Shahi snan' in the Haridwar Kumbh mela, 50 per cent of the police force deployed at the mela has been withdrawn, Uttarakhand's Director General of Police (DGP) informed.
Kumbh Mela Officer Deepak Rawat on Tuesday inaugurated the world's largest Diya on Aastha Path, according to the state government.