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Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Gangasagar (West Bengal) [India], January 14 (ANI): Amid the COVID-19 surge, a large number of people on Friday took a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti at Gangasagar in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.
Gangasagar (West Bengal) [India], January 13 (ANI): West Bengal government has set up air ambulance services to provide emergency treatment to patients and transfer them to hospitals from Gangasagar, where devotees have gathered for a holy bath on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], January 13 (ANI): Water was sprayed on devotees from drones as they prayed and chanted mantras at the Gangasagar in South 24 Parganas district on Thursday on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Updated : 8 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 11 (ANI): A two-member committee has been constituted to monitor adherence to COVID-19 protocols during the Gangasagar mela which began on January 8 this year, said the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 10 (ANI): In order to facilitate the rush of pilgrims during Gangasagar Mela-2022, Eastern Railway will run 12 Galloping EMU Mela Special trains between January 12 and 17.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], January 9 (ANI): In view of the rising cases of COVID-19, Kolkata Municipal Corporation is conducting a mandatory rapid antigen test for pilgrims and sadhus ahead of Gangasagar Mela.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [Kolkata], January 7 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court has given go-ahead to Gangasagar Mela on Friday with certain conditions after the State Government decided to go ahead with the Ganga Sagar Mela after taking necessary measures to contain COVID-19.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], December 29 (ANI): Chief priest of Kapil Muni Ashram in Gangasagar, Mahant Gyan Das on Tuesday demanded that the Centre declare Gangasagar Mela as a national mela.
South 24 Paraganas (West Bengal) [India], December 28 (ANI): Even as various parts of the country are reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases, Kapil Muni Temple chief priest Gyan Das on Tuesday said that coronavirus does not exit and devotees will definitely visit Gangasagar mela that is schedul
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 14 (ANI): With multi-coloured kites filling the sky and devotees taking a dip in holy rivers, India is celebrating Makar Sankranti, which is one of the most auspicious times in a year that marks the transition of the Sun from Dakshinayan to Uttarayan.
Updated : 2 years, 9 months ago IST
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], Jan 10 (ANI): Preparations are underway at Gangasagar, sub-division of South 24 Parganas for the Ganga Sagar Mela, which is scheduled to be held on the day of Makar Sankranti (January 15).
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], Jan 9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused the Centre of not giving any funds for the Gangasagar Mela which is held annually in the Sagar Islands in South 24 Parganas district.