Allahabad

The Central Bureau of India carried out raids ate different locations of Lucknow  and at the residence of a sitting Allahabad High Court Judge on Friday as per sources.

"The state government has also been directed to take appropriate steps immediately regarding Zero Error Security in the High Court, Allahabad and Lucknow and the district courts of the state, said the registrar general.

This would be the second royal bath since the start of the Kumbh fair on January 15. The first royal bath took place on Makar Sankranti on the opening day, while the third will be held on Basant Panchami on February 10.

Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad is observing 55-days-long festival, where sadhus and devotees from all over the world have come together to celebrate this religious festival.

It is to be mentioned that the Ardhkumbh festival witnesses thousands of Hindu devotees from around the world, every 6 years, while Kumbh takes place every 12 years.

Lucknow: Allahabad was officially renamed as Prayagraj on Tuesday by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet. The move was announced by state Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh. “Allahabad will be called Prayagraj from today,”  Singh said in Lucknow after the Cabinet meeting. ALSO READ: Marriage to Cruise protected me against sexual abuse: Kidman He also asked all departments …

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