The King of Sweden Karl Gustaf and Queen Sylvia Rinet arrive on a one-day visit to Tirthanagri Rishikesh. He visited Ganga Gula of Swargashram here with a tour of Ramjhula Bridge and offered water to Ganga. In view of the visit of the King of Sweden, strict security arrangements were made in the area.
King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are on their visit to India these days. He will also spend two days of the yatra in Devbhoomi Uttarakhand. At 10 am on Thursday morning, the King of Sweden arrived at Jollygrant Airport on a special plane. From there, his convoy left for Tirthanagri Rishikesh. Their convoy reached Munikirati at exactly 10:40 AM. The King of Sweden and his 43-member delegation crossed the Ganges on foot from the world-famous Ram Jhula Bridge. While walking on the Ram Jhula Bridge, he stopped in many places and had a glimpse at the Gangavah surrounding the plaintiffs.
After that, he reached the Ganga Mata Temple Ghat of Ramjhula-Swargashram. After offering prayers for about half an hour, they reached Ganga water. At a quarter to eleven, he left for Haridwar. In order to welcome and protect the King of Sweden, the police had made strict security arrangements.
From 10 to 12 in the morning, no devotees were allowed to bathe at the Ganges ghats of Ramjhula-Swargashram. The security and traffic arrangements of the royal guests were chalked. The police and administration breathed a sigh of relief after the departure of the royal guests.