20 thousand pilgrims arrived on gangasagar mela inaugration

Pilgrims are gathering in thousands to take a dip in Sagardweep, the holy land of Gangasagar, fulfilling the proverb ‘Sab Teerth Bare Bare, Gangasagar ek bar ‘.

There is no decrease in the number of pilgrims. Despite the third wave of Corona, faith in Corona seems to be overwhelming. Gangasagar Mela was inaugurated on Monday at Gangasagar Mela Ground.

According to the administration, 20 thousand pilgrims from different parts of the country have reached the fair.

Pilgrims should offer prayers following the Gangasagar Mela Covid guide line. Sundarbans Minister Bankim Chandra Hazra said the inauguration of Gangasagar Mela 2022 at Sagar Mela Complex.

He said that Gangasagar Mela would be plastic free, accident free and environment friendly. He said that after taking the responsibility of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, there has been a change in the organization of the fair.

The development of the area would have been possible if the Central Government had declared Gangasagar Mela as a national fair.

Beautiful arrangement of lighting has been done in the fair. People were requested to attend the mela following health practices.

On this occasion, District Ruler Dr. P Ulaganathan said that 20 thousand pilgrims have reached till Monday. The fair is being organized as per the directions of the Kolkata High Court.

This time many new arrangements have been made in the worship. The fair is being monitored by drones.

He said government announced that 5 lakh will be given to the pilgrim family who dies during the mela. Thousands of CCTV cameras have been installed in the fair.
Police will maintain law and order in the mela.

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