Panipat / Kurukshetra, JNN. Nearly 1 lakh devotees from around the country and abroad took a dip in Brahmasarovar on the last solar eclipse of this year. The administration and police have made adequate arrangements for security and order. Entry of all vehicles except emergency vehicles has been blocked.
Touch of solar eclipse started at 8:15 AM. Devotees are taking a dip of faith in Kurukshetra’s Brahmasarovar, embodied Sarovar, Jyotisar Tirtha and Pihowa Tirtha, among others. Arrangements have been made for the royal bath at Yudhishthra Ghat for saintly saints coming from every corner of the country. The administration has made elaborate security arrangements including parking. To prevent drowning during bathing in the lake, 30 motor boats have been arranged for the Brahmasarovar, embodied lake, Jyotisar and Pihova Saraswati shrine.
Special trains run for the convenience of devotees
More than 15 of those trains were halted for two minutes at Kurukshetra Junction and Thanesar railway station due to the solar eclipse fair. There is no stay here, while three special trains were run. The number of coaches in Kurukshetra-Jind and Jind-Kurukshetra trains has been increased from 10 to 13. Apart from this, the time for the train going to Jind has been changed from 9.15 AM to 9:15 AM. In view of the crowd, 19 ticket counters have been erected at Kurukshetra Junction.