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Sea of humanity atop Nilachal

Kamakhya temple premises turns into a sea of humanity as Ambubachai festival gets underway on Monday.

Amid tight security arrangement, lakhs of devotees and tourists are thronging the ancient temple premises to get a glimpse of the annual fair.

Nearly five thousands of pilgrims have arrived in the shrine last week. Railway and bus stations are busy with the arrival of the tourists from far flung areas of the country and abroad.

The authorities have deployed over 100o security personnel apart from 200 CCTVs to monitor the security scenario.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi formally opened camps for the pilgrims on Sunday evening. The fair will conclude on Thursday.

 

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