The famed Kamakhya Temple remains closed for three days from Friday on account of Ambubachi being joined by thousands of people from the country and abroad. The temple door closed at 6:12 in the morning on Friday to reopen at 7 in the morning on June 25.
Devotees from all over the country and abroad are thronging in thousands at the temple atop the Nilachal Hills where a grand mela is underway amid tight security bandobast.
According to Kamrup (Metro) district administration, over 600 security personnel have been deployed on Nilachal Hills as more than three lakh devotees were expected to visit the temple during the three-day festival.
Round the clock vigil would be maintained in and around the temple with 66 sub-inspectors to monitor the situation and 40 women constables to assist women devotees.