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ISRO releases satellite image of Kumbh mela 2019 | Check

ISRO's Cartosat-2 series satellite that was launched on-board PSLV-C40 on 12 Janaury 2018, released this image. The image shows the ‘in and around’ areas of the Kumbh Mela.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 19 Jan 2019 7:52 AM GMT

ISRO releases satellite image of Kumbh mela 2019 | Check
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New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released satellite image of the magnificent Kumbh mela held in Prayagraj.

ISRO's Cartosat-2 series satellite that was launched on-board PSLV-C40 on 12 Janaury 2018, released this image. The image shows the ‘in and around’ areas of the Kumbh Mela. The black-and-white images mark the prominent areas of the Allahabad Fort, Triveni Sangam and the New Yamuna Bridge.

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The pious Kumbh Mela, witnessed more than two crore devotees attending the event and taking Shahi Snan at the Triveni Sangam – the trident confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Kumbh marked the participation of devotees from all around the globe who offered prayers and carried ablutions in the holy waters of Sangam.

ISRO releases satellite image of Kumbh mela 2019 | Check ISRO releases satellite image of Kumbh mela 2019 | Check

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The Government has allocated a budget of around 2,800 crore for this grand gathering. Kumbh is one of the most expensive and culturally diverse congregations which witnesses people from around the world irrespective of caste, creed, or nationality.

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Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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