Read Kumbh Mela 2019 related Information – Main Facts, Questions with Answers
Kumbh Mela in Pryagraj is the chief attraction of 2019. The fair finds great significance among all the sects of the Hindus. That’s why millions Hindus visit it and take holy dips. Among those who have taken sacred dips in the river are – UP CM, Governor, BJP President etc.
This fair is ” World’s largest religious gatherings “
This mela has found an importance in old Bollywood movies with two brothers were always separated in this fair. It seems if this fair had not had any existence, these movies would also not have any existence. We are providing you some facts related with Kumgh 2019 as they may be helpful for you in the upcoming exams.
Kumgh 2019 Related Facts in Question / Answer Series –
Q. What is the duration of Kumgh 2019 ?
Answer – 55 days
Q. What is the venue of the Kumbh ?
Answer – Triveni Sangam
Q. What is the other name of Kumgh ?
Answer – Ardh Kumbh Mela
Q. How much budget has been earmarked by the UP govt for Kumgh 2019 ?
Answer – Rs 4200 crore
Q. Official Website of Kumgh 2019 ?
Answer – http://kumbh.gov.in/
Q. What is the chief location of the Fair ?
Answer – Allahabad ( UP )
Q. How many shahi Sanan ‘ Royal Baths ‘ are observed in the fair ?
Answer – Three
Kumbh Fair 2019 Facts in the form of Q/ A
Q. In how many years is the fair held ?
Answer – Every Six Years
Some of the sites of the fair is –
Varanasi, Gaya, Rishikesh, Nasik etc.
Q. Where was the Fair first time mentioned ?
Answer – in the accounts of Hiuen Tsang.
Q. Where is the oldest Kumbh Mela held ?
Answer – At Prayagraj
Q. What is the mythology behind holding this fair ?
Answer – Lord Vishnu had dropped Amrita at four venues where this festival is held.
Fact – This fair has been included in the representative list of UNESCO’ Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.