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Generation Of Holy Bath in a scared river Ganges

The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on Sagar Island’s southern tip, where the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. Every year on the day of Makar Sankranti (14 January), hundreds of thousands of Hindus gather to take a holy dip at the confluence of river Ganges and Bay of Bengal and offer prayers.

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Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: GANGA SAGAR, India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © RAHUL BOSE