Somwati amavsya snan in Haridwar (09/02/2016) : On the occasion of somwati amavsya snan on Monday (8th February, 2016), millions of devotees took holi dip at Haki Pauri, Haridwar. As per official record, by evening around 21 lakh devotees at Haki Pauri and 25 lakh devotees around mela campus, had taken the holi dip in the Ganga. In Rishikesh also, many devotes took the holi dip at places like Triveni ghat, Parmarth ghat, Swargashram ghat, Ramjhula ghat, Laxman ghat etc.
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