For the protection of devotees, there was a ban on gathering at Tattapani, 55 km from the state capital, and Manikaran, dwelling to a Sikh shrine in Kullu district, for taking bath in the Satluj and Parvati rivers, respectively, officers stated.
Yearly, an enormous variety of devotees take a holy dip in Tattapani and Manikaran, identified for decent water springs with excessive sulphur focus, to have a good time the pageant.
Holding of neighborhood kitchens to mark the events was additionally banned, an official informed IANS.
The pure and outstanding scorching springs, which disappeared after the development of the 800 MW Koldam hydroelectric energy challenge executed by the Nationwide Thermal Energy Company (NTPC) alongside the Satluj in Tattapani, have been restored. Its reservoir had submerged the recent springs.
Usually, Tattapani sees greater than 25,000 devotees providing prayers throughout a holy bath on Makar Sankranti at pure scorching water springs there.
Devotees have been additionally not seen on the historic Vashist temple, positioned on the outskirts of the favored vacationer resort Manali.
The temple is located on the left financial institution of Beas river, additionally identified for its scorching springs.
Makar Sankranti is a serious harvest pageant celebrated in numerous elements of the nation.
It additionally marks the start of hotter and longer days in contrast to the nights.
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