UP CM Yogi Flies Kites, Takes Holy Dip at Sangam on Basant Panchami

Politics | Associated Press | January 30, 2020, 11:23 am
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 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a holy dip at Sangam in Prayagraj on the occasion of Basant Panchami. State BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh, minister Siddharth Nath Singh were among others who also took a holy dip at Sangam. The Chief Minister also performed 'puja' on the banks of Sangam and later participated in a photo session at the 'selfie point'. He also flew a kite on the occasion. The Chief Minister reached Prayagraj and had meetings with various saints and seers, camping there for the ongoing Magh Mela. Here are some pictures from Yogi's Basant Panchami celebrations...<br /><br />Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh state Yogi Adityanath flies a kite after taking a dip at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a holy dip at Sangam in Prayagraj on the occasion of Basant Panchami. State BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh, minister Siddharth Nath Singh were among others who also took a holy dip at Sangam. The Chief Minister also performed 'puja' on the banks of Sangam and later participated in a photo session at the 'selfie point'. He also flew a kite on the occasion. The Chief Minister reached Prayagraj and had meetings with various saints and seers, camping there for the ongoing Magh Mela. Here are some pictures from Yogi's Basant Panchami celebrations...

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh state Yogi Adityanath flies a kite after taking a dip at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 A Hindu priest performs rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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A Hindu priest performs rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Devotees offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Devotees offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, salutes as he receives a guard of honour at Police Lines, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, salutes as he receives a guard of honour at Police Lines, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 A sadhu walks with a calf, as devout Hindus wait to offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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A sadhu walks with a calf, as devout Hindus wait to offer prayers and take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, arrives on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, arrives on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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