People wave out and feel blessed if the Naga sadhus look, wave, or throw a flower at them. The sadhus slowly head to Har Ki Pauri for the holy dip. Pilgrims line on either side of the road for seeking blessings and para military forces provide security cover.
Kumbh Mela is the biggest religious gatherings on the planet which takes places on the banks of the river Ganga. The number of pilgrims this year is expected to exceed around five million since the first day Jan 14 till the time it concludes on April 28, 2010. Haridwar, Uttarakhand. North India.