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  • five lakh devotees take dip in gangasagar on makar sankranti

    Five lakh devotees take dip in GangaSagar on Makar Sankranti

    India | Jan 15, 2015, 04:58 PM IST

    Sagar Island: About five lakh devotees on Wednesday took holy dip in the confluence of the river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the auspicious occasion of 'Makar Sankranti'.With this, the total number of

  • 12 lakh devotees take holy dip at gangasagar in wb

    12 lakh devotees take holy dip at Gangasagar in WB

    India | Jan 16, 2014, 08:10 AM IST

    Gangasagar: Around 12 lakh pilgrims and devotees yesterday took the holy dip at Gangasagar with the most auspicious time of Sun's transition to Makar Rashi (Capricon) continuing till 7.04 pm, officials said.  The auspicious moment

  • six lakhs devotees take holy dip at gangasagar on makar

    Six lakhs devotees take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti (watch pics)

    India | Jan 15, 2014, 06:34 AM IST

    New Delhi: Every year on Makar Sankranti, pilgrims from all over India, gather at Gangasagar for a holy dip at the confluence of the river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal. After the holy dip,

  • makar sankranti more than 6 lakhs take holy dip at

    Makar Sankranti: More than 6 lakhs take holy dip at Gangasagar

    India | Jan 14, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

    Kolkata: More than 6 lakh devotees, including a large number of sadhus, took a holy dip early this morning at Gangasagar, the confluence where the river Ganga enters the Bay of Bengal. Elaborate security arrangements

  • 5 lakh take holy dip at gangasagar

    5 lakh take holy dip at Gangasagar

    India | Jan 14, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

    Sagar Islands (WB), Jan 14: Around 5 lakh pilgrims today took a holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of Ganga with Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Calcutta High Court Chief Justice

  • naga sadhus lead kumbh festivities lakhs take holy dip

    Naga sadhus lead Kumbh festivities, lakhs take holy dip

    India | Jan 14, 2013, 02:33 PM IST

    Allahabad, Jan 14: The world's largest gathering of people, the 55-day Kumbh congregation, began in this north India town Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ash-smeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at

  • 2.5 lakh take the holy dip at gangasagar

    2.5 lakh take the holy dip at Gangasagar

    India | Jan 13, 2013, 11:38 AM IST

    Sagar Islands (WB), Jan 13: An estimated 2.5 lakh pilgrims have taken the holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of the Ganga river with the Bay of Bengal, one day before Makar Sankranti, till this

  • uma bharati issues challenge to bengal government

    Uma Bharati issues challenge to Bengal government

    Politics | Sep 19, 2012, 06:25 PM IST

    Kolkata, Sep 19 :  After being denied permission by the West Bengal government to hold rallies to mark the commencement of ‘Ganga Samagra Yatra' at Gangasagar area in the South 24 Parganas district, senior BJP