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Uttar Pradesh TourismAll arrangements are in place for Kumbh 2019 at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. The Kumbh, world’s largest congregation of humanity at one place, will begin on Tuesday with the first Shahi Snan of Akharas.
Massive security and functional arrangements have been made for peaceful bathing. Meanwhile Administration has banned entry of vehicles into Mela area from tonight.
The Event will be broadcast and telecast Live by All India Radio & Doordarshan. All India Radio has set up a separate one kilowatt FM transmitter -Kumbhvani to start from tomorrow at 5.55 AM. It will continue till 10.05 PM daily.
Broadcast from Kumbhvani will be heard in the radius of 35 kilometers. AIR for the first time, has also made arrangements for live streaming on YouTube of all programs broadcast from Kumbhvani.
Doordarshan will start its telecast of special programs on Kumbh Mela from January 15th.
It will telecast about three hours programs each day. Live broadcast of all three Shahi Snan -Bathing of Akharas on Makar Sankranti 15th January, Mauni Amasya 4th February and Basant Panchami 10th February will be made by both Doordarshan and AIR on national hookup.
Live coverage of remaining bathing festivals of Paush Purnima, Maghi Purnima and Maha Shivratri will be telecast by DDUP and it will also be available on DD India channel.