Over 100 million human gathering at one place. Its a list of world’s largest human gathering in history, click here to view the list
1) Maha Kumbh, January 2013, India
Announced as the highest social gathering around the globe, the Maha Kumbh attracted more than 100 million peoples according to the estimates of prominent media references and the government. Furthermore, this is only one of its a kind festival as such a propitious event will only happen after next 100 years which makes it all the extra significant for Hindus all around the world to wipe off their sins.
2) Ardh Kumbh Mela, January 2007, India:
The Ardh Kumbh Mela in January 2007 is the second largest human gathering in history. More than 70 million wayfarers accompanied this extraordinary fair at Allahabad.
3) Simhastha Kumbh Mela, April 5, 2004, India:
An appraisal of more than 30 million people attended the Simhastha Kumbha Mela which was held in April 2004 in the holy city of Ujjain. This month-long event attracts Hindus from all over the world to take part in this idiosyncratic religious bathing festival.
4) The cremation of C.N. Annadurai in 1969, India:
C.N. Annadurai, usually known to his supporters as Anna, was one of the most beloved political leaders in South of India. He was also among the most prominent public speaker and writer of the time.Moreover, his cremation which was held in the month of February 1969 was attended by more than 15 million people that hold the world record for the highest number of individuals participating in a cremation.
5) Mass Gathering of the Red Guards, Beijing 1966, China
The mass gathering of Red Guards was a major event in the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution of China. The meeting of the Red Guards which consisted people willing to take part in a revolution began on August 18, 1966, and expanded to around 11 million natives over time. It is among the largest political gatherings ever recorded.
6) Karbala, Iraq, 2009:
Karbala is one of the holiest towns for Shia Muslims in the world following their two most conspicuous places in Mecca and Medina. During 2009, more than 8 million Shia Muslims visited the shrine of Imam Hussein. Each year millions of people visit the city, but the gathering in 2009 was beyond anyone’s vision. It was one of the largest concentration of Muslims ever recorded in history.
7) Ayatollah Khomeini Funeral, Iran:
The Requiem of Ayatollah Khomeini was held on June 3, 1989, and was visited by more than 8 million mourners. Ayatollah Khomeini was a most prominent Iranian spiritual and political leader. Subsequent the Iranian Revolution where he successfully helped overthrow the Shah, he went on to become the country’s leading religious and political figure.