Dip for Sankranti


Lakhs of pilgrims from all over the country gathered at Gangasagar, around 160 km south of Kolkata, to take a holy dip in the ocean at the confluence of the Ganga river and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, on Tuesday. At right, Sadhus offering prayers after the holy dip.— PHOTOS: AFP and PTI
Lakhs of pilgrims from all over the country gathered at Gangasagar, around 160 km south of Kolkata, to take a holy dip in the ocean at the confluence of the Ganga river and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, on Tuesday. At right, Sadhus offering prayers after the holy dip.— PHOTOS: AFP and PTI
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