• Opposition Congress party has announced march to Gandhinagar on September 28 protesting farm bills passed by parliament.

Ambaji Temple Bhadarvi Poonam Fair 2020 kicks off for only Live Online Darshan

Ambaji: Annual Bhadarvi Poonam fair at pilgrim town Ambaji in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat has kicked off today with formal religious ceremony at Yagnashala led by district collector who also chairs Ambaji Devasthan Trust. Mandir has been declared shut since 24 August and it will reopen on 3rd September for visitors. Live online telecast will be available from 7.30 am daily during this period. Ambaji fair of Bhadarvi Poonam every year attracts over 1.5 million pilgrims. However, due to Covid-19 pandemic, the fair has been declared cancelled this year. To avoid crowding, even the temple has been declared closed for Bhadarvi Poonam fair period.