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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Ganga Sagar Mela 2016

Ganga Sagar Mela which is also known as Ganga Sagar Yatra or Ganga Snan, is the annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims on the day of Makar Sankranti to take holy dip at the confluence of river Ganges and Bay of Bengal and offer prayers in the Kapil Muni Temple. Ganga Sagar Mela 2016 date is January 15.
People also take holy dip on January 14 and January 16.

The Ganga Sagar mela begins a couple of day early and ends on the day after Sankranti.

How to Reach Sagar

Go to Kakdwip from Kolkata by bus or taxi and distance between the two locations is 135 km/ away by bus or taxi. From Kakdwip reach Sagar Island by ferry which takes nearly 45 minutes.

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