Up to seven hundred,000 hindu devotees have amassed alongside the banks of the river ganges at haridwar in india, marking the start of worldwide’s largest religious congregation – the kumbh mela – amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Unlike in a everyday year, the state government of uttarkhand has but to make formal plans, infrastructure for devotees or bulletins of the beginning of the pageant – but nor has it attempted to discourage the devoted from descending on haridwar in large numbers at the start of an auspicious length in the lunar calendar that runs from 14 january to 27 april.

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