Kumbh Mela-2019, the world’s largest congregation of humanity at one place is all set to take place at Prayagraj early morning on Tuesday, 15th January ,2019. The first bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh will be held on the same day. The first Shahi Snan royal bathing of Akharas will be held on the occasion. Which marks the begining of Kumbh.
Massive arrangements have been made by Mela administration for peaceful bathing and eleborate security arrangements are also in place for processions of Akharas from their camps to bathing ghats for Shahi bathing. Administration has announced ban on the entry of vehicles into Mela area from tomorrow.
Broadcast from this FM channel will be initiated from tomorrow at 5.55 AM and it will be continued 10.05 PM. It will be functional by March 4,2019. Broadcast from this special transmitter will be heard in the radius of across 35 kilometers.
AIR Allahabad has set up a studio at Kumbh Mela area and it will be functional till March 4 the last bathing festival of the Kumbh Mela. AIR, first time, has also made arrangements for live streaming on U Tube of all programs broadcast from Kumbhvani FM channel.
Doordarshan will start its telecast of special programs on Kumbh Mela from January 15 and about three hours programs based on the activities in the Mela area will be made every day. DD and AIR set up about one dozen booths for live coverage and commentary of Shahi Snan. DD has installed multi camera set up at about half a dozen places across the Mela. Doordarshan has deployed about 150 personnel from Program,Engineering and News wings for the purpose. Both AIR and DD have set up their camps in the Mela area.