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The second most popular mela after Kumbh Mela is the Ganga Sagar Mela. It is India's biggest fair held in Sagardwip, West Bengal and witnesses a large number of people pouring in. Celebrated with great vigour and enthusiasm, the festival has a cultural and spiritual significance where pilgrims dip themselves in the holy waters of Ganga to purify their souls. Held during the winters, the Mela is an annual gathering of pilgrims which see a number of rituals, holy bathing , lit lamps and chanting in and around Sagardwip.

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Date Taken: 01.2019
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
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