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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti to be anointed as Mahamandaleshwar today

This comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela, which starts on Tuesday.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 14, 2019 6:58 IST ]
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti 
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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti 

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti will be conferred with the title of Mahamandaleshwar of Niranjani Akhara on Monday.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader will be anointed as Mahamandaleshwar after going through all the religious rituals, said Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad president and Niranjani Akhara's Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, reported ANI.

This comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela, which starts on Tuesday.

Kumbh Mela, a 55-day long religious event, will end on March 4. With over 130 million pilgrims expected to participate, it is the largest human congregation in the world.

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