More than 31 lakh devotees take the holy dip at Gangasagar

  • | Tuesday | 14th January, 2020

On Tuesday, nearly 31 lakh devotees coming from different corners of the country and abroad including France, Russia, Australia, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh took the holy dip at the confluence of river Ganga and Bay of Bengal. State Sports and Youth Affairs minister Aroop Biswas, state minister for Fire and Emergency Services Sujit Bose and other ministers were also present during the press conference. Biswas, along with South 24-Parganas District Magistrate Dr P Ulaganathan, also conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the arrangements of the Gangasagar Mela. About 10 lakh people have already viewed Gangasagar Mela through the e-darshan platform. "The arrangement for the Gangasagar Mela is very good.

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