Haridwar Kumbh Mela, Held at an interval of every 12 years in Haridwar, is one of the four places where Kumbh Mela is held in the country. The exact date of the Kumbh Mela held every 12 years gets determined by a special zodiac combination of the planet Jupiter with the Sun and the Moon.
Festival is mainly about taking bath in River on certain holy days to get Moksha. It is believed that drop of nector fell at these places. By taking bath at certain time at these places people believe that they will be liberated from cycle of birth and rebirth which is called Moksha.