• Risking lives, stranded Hindu pilgrims in Chitrakoot travel on train ro

    From eenaduindiakannada@gmail.com@21:1/5 to All on Tue Oct 13 22:27:47 2015
    Chitrakoot: In a desperate attempt, thousands of stranded Hindu pilgrims attending a special fair risked their lives by travelling on rooftop of trains and hanging from the sides of the coaches in the holy town of Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh. On Monday,
    which marked the concluding day of Pitru Paksha, the 16-day period when Hindus pay homage to their dead, a special fair - Ashwin Amavasya Mela - was organised in Chitrakoot to celebrate the new moon.


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