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Sindhu water meets Kshipra: Devotees from Pakistan attend Simhastha

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Special Correspondent

Bhopal: Without much fanfare or hype, a group of 200 Sindhi devotees from Pakistan arrived at Ujjain to attend the mega religious congregation – Simhastha Kumbh this weekend.

The group participated in the first Shahi Snan (special holy dip) of Simhastha and also poured water from River Sindh (in Pakistan) into the River Kshipra – symbolizing the reunion of the common culture of the two countries.

The group of Hindu devotees from Sindh area in Pakistan was led by Sant Yudishtir Pujyashdani Durbaar. While in Ujjain, the group members also met and sought blessings of Mahamandaleshwar Hansraj during their visit.

Many of the group members had arrived for first time in India and were delighted to be at the important religious congregation.

The group was welcomed by Indore Development Authority chairman Shankar Lalwani at Indore. They were also felicitated by a local Sindhi organization.