New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conveyed his good wishes to all pilgrims on the start of the Kumbh Mela in Nashik.
Modi said: "My good wishes to all pilgrims on the start of the Kumbh Mela in Nashik. Have a wonderful pilgrimage, filled with joy and spirituality."
The Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha Kumbh Mela today started with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurating it in Nashik and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Trimbakeshwar.
The inaugural was marked with poojas, hymns and traditional flag hoisting at both venues amidst tight security.
Fadnavis hoisted the flag in Nashik while Singh did the honours in Trimbakeshwar, both on the banks of the Godavari River, around 45 kms apart.