Over 2 lakh pilgrims visited Sagar Island from Dec 25 Min
| Wednesday | 13th January, 2021
Sagar Island: The number of Ganga Sagar pilgrims has significantly dropped this year due to COVID- 19 pandemic despite stellar arrangements made by the Mamata Banerjee-led Bengal government.
Last year, 50 lakh pilgrims took a holy dip at Gangasagar Mela.
About 1.5 lakh pilgrims have been medically screened at 13 identified entry points.
E- snan counters have also been set up at 5 locations in Ganga Sagar beach, Harwood bus stand (Kakdwip) and Outram Ghat (Kolkata).
Webel has been given the responsibility toprovide deployment of Drone services during the Ganga Sagar Mela.