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In the spiritual depths of Gangasagar
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In pictures: The Gangasagar Mela

The Gangasagar Mela is one of the biggest religious festivals of the country where lakhs of pilgrims descend on Sagar island, a part of the Sunderbans archipelago. The Hindu's Kolkata Bureau visited the Sagar Island earlier this week to document the ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
Gangasagar - The Pilgrimage within body ! Speaking Tree, 2 months ago

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Indian people gather at Gangasagar for holy dip

A sadhu smokes at Gangasagar of Sagar Island, about 150 km south of Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, Jan. 15, 2015. Every year in mid-January, pilgrims from all over India gather at Gangasagar for a holy dip at the confluence ... months ago Over Five Lakh Devotees Take Holy Dip in Gangasagar  New Indian Express2 months ago Five lakh devotees take dip in GangaSagar on Makar Sankranti  ZeeNews.com2 months ago Five lakh devotees take holy dip in …  Yahoo! India2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Moved by faith

Thousands take dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti Statesman News Service Sagar Island, 15 January Braving the chilling cold, thousands of pilgrims from across India on Thursday took a holy dip at the confluence of Hooghly and the Bay of ...
 The Statesman2 months ago 100 bodies surface in Ganga  24Dunia2 months ago Gangasagar to get five new cottages  The Statesman2 months ago

AAP gears up to contest municipal e...

A meeting of Aam Aadmi Party of Andaman & Nicobar Islands will be held in the Daya Sagar Hall on the 22nd of January, 2015, at 4.30 p.m. All the members, well wishers, voters and supporters are requested to attend the meeting and give their valuable ...
 The Echo Of India2 months ago AAP to contest in all Wards & Panchayats  The Echo Of India2 months ago AAP rally today  The Echo Of India1 month ago

Sanitary arrangements fall short, pilgrims forced to defecate in open

Bappaditya Paul bappaditya@the Sagar Island, 14 January Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a clean India has come a cropper at Gangasagar Mela ~ the second largest congregation of pilgrims in the world. In the absence of ...
 The Statesman2 months ago Poor crowds at Gangasagar Mela  The Statesman2 months ago Gangasagar mela: thin crowd this year  The Statesman2 months ago

A festival adds to the woes of Sagar

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A sadhu blesses two women at Sagar island on Monday. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish TOPICS Devotees gathering for Makar Sankranti almost thrice the island's population In the next few days, lakhs of ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Focus on green cover to save Sagar, say experts

Is it possible to promote tourism without affecting the natural eco-system of Sagar Islands?
 Times of India2 months ago

Pilgrim dies on way to Gangasagar

Sagar Island (WB), Jan 12 (PTI) A 90-year-old pilgrim died of heart attack today on his way to Gangasagar where 60,000-odd people have arrived to take holy dip on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti'. Prahlad Singh of Agra was waiting at the queue for ...
 Press Trust of India2 months ago 90-yr-old pilgrim dies on way to Gangasagar  ZeeNews.com2 months ago GANGASAGAR - Pilgrim dies on way to Gangasagar  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago

Kolkata Port Trust, West Bengal govt to sign JV for new port

File photo of a port in India. The Sagar Island port is estimated to cost Rs. 11,900 crore and will be the first port to be built by the Union government in 14 years. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: Union government-owned Kolkata Port Trust will sign ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago Chunnel at the end of port tunnel  Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago Kolkata Port Trust and WB govt to sign JV for new port  Steel Guru2 months ago

World Bank sanctions Rs 100 cr for development of Sagar Island in WB

The World Bank has sanctioned 100 crore rupees for all round development of Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal.Giving this information to AIR, the State Sundarbans Development Minister Manturam Pakhira said that the scheme includes ...
 News on Air1 day ago
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