Ganga Dushera or Ganga Dussehra is an important 10-day festival dedicated to Goddess Ganga (River Ganga). In 2011, Ganga Dussehra has begun on June 2 and ends today (11 June 2011). It is celebrated in Jyeshta month, from Shukla Paksha Pratipada to Shukla Paksha Dasami.
Ganga Dussehra was mentioned in many Puranas and many other Holy Scriptures. There are two Dussehra festivals – one comes in Ashwin month (Navratri Dussehra) and the second one is Ganga Dussehra. Ganga Pujan, Ganga Aarti, Punya snan in Ganga River are the main rituals of the day.