Massive security and functional arrangements have been made for peaceful bathing. The administration has already banned entry of vehicles into the Mela area since last night. The event will be broadcast and telecast live by Doordarshan and All India Radio. AIR has set up a separate one kilowatt FM transmitter – Kumbhvani. The broadcast from Kumbhvani can be heard between 5:55 AM and 10:05 PM everyday in a radius of 35 kilometers.
AIR, for the first time, has also made arrangements for live streaming on YouTube of all programs broadcast from Kumbhvani. Doordarshan will start its telecast of special programs on Kumbh Mela from tomorrow. It will telecast about three hours programs each day.