No social distancing, masks at Haridwar Kumbh Mela
Uttarakhand : Amid Coronavirus second wave across the nation, tens of thousands of people making a beeline to Haridwar to take part in the holy bath at the Maha Kumb called Shahi Snan. The officials allocated time for each of the seven Sanyasi Akhadas, three Vaishnav akhadas and three Bairagi akadas to take part in Kumbh Mela between 8:30 AM and 3 PM. Coronavirus positive cases are increasing in Uttarakhand and Haridwar reported 372 COVID positive cases on Sunday. People throng to Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar and most of them were seen without wearing a face mask and no social distancing.