Tag Archives: Kumbh Mela 2019

Freedom in fluid lines: this year’s Kumbh Mela had its first ever transgender art fair

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, head of the Kinnar akhara. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar   The artists have drawn out themes from regional folklore and Hindu literary texts rife with stories of gender transformation “Of course, I hate those prying eyes,” says Sanjana Patil. “Who does not like to work freely?” The 40-year-old transgender artist from Nashik […]

Yogi Adityanath does a Har Har Gange, takes dip during Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj

Yogi Adityanath was accompanied by some of his cabinet ministers. He also held a cabinet meeting in Praygraj today. Yogi Adityanath also held a special cabinet meeting in Prayagraj today. (Photo: Twitter/CM UP) HIGHLIGHTS Yogi Adityanath was accompanied by his some of his cabinet ministers He also chaired a Cabinet meeting in Praygraj today This […]

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019: Water ambulances for medical assistance turn out to be life saviours

The water ambulances operated by National Disaster Response Force at Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 are equipped with intensive care units (ICUs), multi para monitors and nebulisers.  Prayagraj: The Kumbh Mela authorities have provided water ambulances for medical assistance in case of emergencies. The water ambulances at Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 are equipped with intensive care units […]

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