The government of Uttar Pradesh plans to provide insurance coverage to the faithful visiting Prayagraj for Kumbh Mela as of January 15, 2019. Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said Saturday that the The Government was considering this initiative and the decision in this regard would be taken shortly.
Speaking about insurance, Maurya said that the administration was considering ensuring the lives of the faithful. "I saw several Kumbh Melas in Prayagraj. I am sure that no one will even suffer a minor injury because of the preparations this time. There would be no discomfort for visitors. Everyone should go with their families, "said PTI.
Maurya made this statement in Madhya Pradesh, where he went to promote Kumbh Mela. During his visit, the Vice-President, CM, invited BJP The leaders, including the governor, Anandiben Patel, and Shivraj Singh Chouhan, will visit the UP.
He also met the Chief Minister of MP Kamal Nath and invited him to visit Kumbh Mela. According to Maurya, the government also sent invitations to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and president of the UPA Sonia Gandhi.
The preparations for Kumbh Mela are in full swing in this state, which is expected to accommodate more than 20 lakh faithful. The government has allocated Rs. 4,300 crores for the creation of the necessary infrastructure at Kumbh Mela.
Recently, the Minister of Tourism of Uttar Pradesh, Rita Bahaguna Joshi, said that the Mela was organized on 3,200 hectares this year, against 1,700 hectares last time. She added that the government has built 1.22 lakh toilets in more than 40,000 LEDs. Kumbh Mela will begin on January 15 and will continue until March 4, 2019.