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Gangasagar Mela

17 January 2016

Sagar Island also known as Gangasagar is a large island with an area of around 300 km². It has 43 villages and a population of over 1,67,000. This island is famous for Hindu Pilgrimage Gangasagar mela. The pilgrimage is held for almost a week around the Makarsankranti. The expected population for the fair 2016 was around 1.5 million.