Gangasagar Mela 2023 | Ganga Sagar Mela, Ganga Snan during Makar Sankranti

Gangasagar Mela or Ganga Sagar Fair is the largest mela in West Bengal. Gangasagar Mela is observed during Makar Sankranthi. In 2023, Ganga Sagar Mela starts on January 14 and ends on January 16. The major Snan of Gangasagar Mela is on 15 January 2023 (Makara Sankranti). The mela is celebrated at Sagar Island where […]

Gangasagar Mela Stampede, 6 dead (15 January 2017)

In a stampede at Gangasagar Mela, 6 people dead and several injured. On 15 January 2017, as a part of Makara Sankranti Mela at Gangasagar, West Bengal, more than a million devotees (10-12 lakh people) have performed Punya Snan. Six people are reported dead in a deadly stampede at The Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal […]

Special Trains to Gangasagar Mela 2016

Special Trains to Gangasagar Mela 2016.. The Eastern Railway will run special trains to Gangasagar Mela which is held in January 2016 during Makar Sankranti at Sagar Island where the holy river Ganga connects with the Bay of Bengal. To cope with the anticipated rush of passengers during Gangasagar Mela-2016, Eastern Railway has planned to […]

Gangasagar Mela Mobile App

Gangasagar Mela Mobile App.. South 24-Parganas district administration will launch a new app to guide and assist pilgrims to the Gangasagar fair 2016. According to sources, the app will provide information on a range of subjects, from bus routes to guest houses. To be made available free of cost, it will be formally launched and […]

Ganga Sagar Mela 2012 date and auspicious time

Ganga Sagar Mela, a fair celebrated at Sagar Island in West Bengal, is one of the popular rituals observed on Makar Sankranti. Ganga Sagar Mela 2012 starts on 13 January and ends on 15 January. According to the standard Hindu Panchang, auspicious time to perform holy dip in Ganga sagar mela is from 4.45 am […]

Gangasagar Mela special trains January 2010 – Delhi to Ganga Sagar Mela trains

To clear the extra rush and to provide comfortable journey to pilgrims of Gangasagar Mela 2010, Indian railways will run two special trains in January 2010 connecting Delhi and Namkhana. Namkhana is the nearest railway station for Gangasagar Mela. These special trains will start on January 10, 2010, from Delhi and go via Ayodhya in […]