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Ace photographer Pradyut Choudhury shares his experience of Gangasagar Mela with GB readers

Ganga Sagar Mela, also known as Ganga Sagar Yatra or Ganga Snan, is the annual gathering of pilgrims to take holy dip in River Ganga during Makar Sankranti at Sagar Island or Sagardwip in West Bengal, where the Ganga merges with the Bay of Bengal. It is not just a pilgrimage, but the meeting point of people from across India, celebrating Bengal’s essence of unity and amalgamation.