strictly prohibited to visit ganga ghats - rishikesh (india)

Prohibited place, Strictly prohibited to visit Ganga Ghats.­ Trespassers will be legally prosecuted.­ - Sign in Rishikesh (India)

Strange Police sign near the Ghats in Rishikesh.­ Obviously no-one respects this sign, and people walk on the Ghats along the Ganges river.­

If you know why Police says that the Ganga Ghats are strictly prohibited, please post a Comment!

forbidden ghats prohibited rishikesh sign trespassing
National Highway 58, Ganga Vatika, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India

Photos taken in Rishikesh (India)

Rishikesh is a Hindu Holy city on the sacred Ganges River, at the foothills of the Himalayas.­

For more info about Rishikesh, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Rishikesh

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­