With preparations are going on for Kumbh Mela 2021 to be held from 1st to 30th April in the holy city of Haridwar, the administration has determined that personnel posted on duty would be administered with COVID vaccine. It also stated that visitors need to have a COVID-19 negative report, issued not later than 72 hours.
Senior Officer said personnel posted on duty to be conducted with COVID vaccine. Visitors should have Coronavirus negative report, published not later than 72 hrs.
Kumbh Mela has been impeded to just 30 days to avoid the spread of COVID-19 infection, according to Chief Secretary Om Prakash, Uttarakhand. The administration will also issue a notice in this regard by the end of March.
Earlier, Haridwar District Magistrate C Ravishankar had stated that pilgrims will need passes to attend Kumbh Mela. The district administration has sought 70,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the personnel stationed on duty to ensure their safety.
Security will put cameras at the ghats of river Ganga to monitor the crowd, and to prevent any untoward problem.