The order, which comes before the commencement of the highly-awaited Kumbh Mela, will come into effect from April 1.
Amble around the ancient city and take in its storied history.
A photographer reveals his secrets on shooting the holy festival.
The Kumbh Mela is undoubtedly the largest theatre for pilgrims, their rituals and purpose.
Nat Geo Creative photographer Ashima Narain shares her tips.