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Makara Sankranti: 5 Lakh Devotees Take Dip in Ganga River

Sagar Island (West Bengal):Over five lakh devotees took a holy dip in the Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sankranti Wednesday at this island considered auspicious by Hindus. “More than five lakh devotees took the holy dip today (Wednesday). Nothing untoward has occurred so far,” South 24 Parganas district magistrate Sanjay Basu said. Braving the chilly weather, the devotees began ...

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