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Gangasagar Mela

Gangasagar Mela is an annual fair held in India at the confluence of the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the largest religious gatherings in India and is attended by millions of devotees from all over the country. The Gangasagar Mela is held on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, which falls on middle of January every year.

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the triennial ritual bathing of Kumbh Mela.

This mela is a unique event that brings together people from all walks of life. It is a time for spiritual renewal and for people to come together to celebrate their faith. During the fair, devotees take a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges. They also take part in various rituals and activities such as singing devotional songs, performing puja.

The Gangasagar Mela also provides an opportunity for visitors to explore the rich cultural heritage of India. Here are several photos in this gallery that showcase the beauty of India’s diverse culture and people.

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