GANGASAGAR (West Bengal), Jan. 15, 2024 (TBINN)
Lakhs of pilgrims from across the country took a holy dip at the confluence of Holy Ganga and Bay of Bengal on Makar Sankranti early today, a senior official said.
Traditionally, every year during Makar Sankranti, lakhs of devotees make their way to Gangasagar in West Bengal’s South 24 District to take the ritualistic dip and engage in prayer rituals at the revered Kapil Muni Temple.
The gathering this year exceeded one crore, with lakhs of devotees taking a dip in the sacred waters. Additionally, these pilgrims also offered prayers at the Kapil Muni Temple,” Aroop Biswas, West Bengal’s Power and Sports Minister, said.