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Pilgrims sleeping out in the open at Ganga Sagar. Nikon D750, 24-120 Lens, f/5, ISO-2500, s-1/25s, f-120mm

Ganag Sagar Chronicles - During Makar Sankranti lakhs of pilgrims from all over India gather to take a holy dip at the confluence of Ganges and the Bay of Bengal and offer their prayers at Kapil Muni's Temple. Not all pilgrims have the chance or the affordability to stay under a roof. Many stay out under the open sky in the bone chilling cold of January. Faith is something for which people areready to experience pain and suffering to a great extent.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Ganaga Sagar Island, India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © DEBRAJ DAS