Amit Shah visits Allahabad to take stock of Kumbh Mela preparations, offers prayers at Maujgiri Ghat [Photos]

BJP president Amit Shah visited Allahabad on Friday to take stock of the arrangements for the Kumbh Mela 2019. His itinerary was packed with temple visits and religious functions.

FP Staff July 27, 2018 23:04:19 IST
BJP president Amit Shah visited Allahabad on Friday to take stock of the arrangements for the Kumbh Mela 2019. His itinerary was packed with temple visits and religious functions. Twitter@AmitShah
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BJP president Amit Shah visited Allahabad on Friday to take stock of the arrangements for the Kumbh Mela 2019. His itinerary was packed with temple visits and religious functions. Twitter@AmitShah
Shah visited Maujgiri Ghat for ‘ganga aarti’ and ‘bhasma aarti’. Twitter@AmitShah
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Shah visited Maujgiri Ghat for ‘ganga aarti’ and ‘bhasma aarti’. Twitter@AmitShah
Shah's visit came amid growing demand from ascetics as well as party leaders to change the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj, and a day before Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Lucknow. PTI
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Shah's visit came amid growing demand from ascetics as well as party leaders to change the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj, and a day before Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Lucknow. PTI
He then visited the Bade Hanuman temple and Juna Akhara. Twitter@AmitShah
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He then visited the Bade Hanuman temple and Juna Akhara. Twitter@AmitShah
Allahabad is preparing for a grand Kumbh-2019. Just three days ago, the Yogi Adityanath government cleared the proposal to build infrastructure on the land available with the four Akharas in Allahabad with an investment of about Rs 5 crore. Twitter@AmitShah
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Allahabad is preparing for a grand Kumbh-2019. Just three days ago, the Yogi Adityanath government cleared the proposal to build infrastructure on the land available with the four Akharas in Allahabad with an investment of about Rs 5 crore. Twitter@AmitShah