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Makar Sankranti 2024: More than 12 lakh devotees take holy dip at Sangam

Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:47 PM IST
  • Sangam is the confluence of three rivers - the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati.
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More than 12 lakh devotees took a dip at the Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Monday, officials said. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:47 PM IST

More than 12 lakh devotees took a dip at the Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Monday, officials said. (ANI)

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The one-and-a-half-month-long 'Magh Mela' also commenced with the Makar Sankranti celebrations. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:47 PM IST

The one-and-a-half-month-long 'Magh Mela' also commenced with the Makar Sankranti celebrations. (ANI)

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Devotees take a holy dip in the Ganga river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' during the annual 'Magh Mela' at Sangam in Prayagraj. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath extended greetings to people on Makar Sankranti, and said extensive arrangements have been made across the state for the celebrations.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:47 PM IST

Devotees take a holy dip in the Ganga river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' during the annual 'Magh Mela' at Sangam in Prayagraj. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath extended greetings to people on Makar Sankranti, and said extensive arrangements have been made across the state for the celebrations.(PTI)

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Magh Mela officer Dayanand Prasad said around 12.50 lakh devotees took a dip in the Ganga river by 12 noon. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Magh Mela officer Dayanand Prasad said around 12.50 lakh devotees took a dip in the Ganga river by 12 noon. (REUTERS)

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Rajendra Mishra, a priest, said devotees had started coming to the Sangam since late last night. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rajendra Mishra, a priest, said devotees had started coming to the Sangam since late last night. (PTI)

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A Hindu devotee, with the word "Ram" written on his forehead, arrives to take a holy dip on the banks of the Sangam to mark Makar Sankranti.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Hindu devotee, with the word "Ram" written on his forehead, arrives to take a holy dip on the banks of the Sangam to mark Makar Sankranti.(REUTERS)

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Sangam is the confluence of three rivers - the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:47 PM IST

Sangam is the confluence of three rivers - the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. (REUTERS)

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