2021 Makar Sankranti: Thousands of fans are taking a plunge at the juncture of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal at Gangasagar in West Bengal on Makar Sankranti today
India is observing Makar Sankranti today.
Since early morning, a huge number of explorers are at the washing ghats (banks) of the Ganga in Prayagraj, Haridwar and different spots for the sacred plunge and customs.
Fans are taking a plunge at the intersection of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal also at Gangasagar too.
The Kumbh Mela and the Gangasagar Mela, the two huge journey locales during Makar Sankranti, in Haridwar and West Bengal are seeing fans, overcoming the cold and haze, to take the sacred plunge and offer supplications to Surya devta or the Sun god.
The organization in the two spots have actualized severe COVID-19 security conventions and countless volunteers and police staff have been conveyed to guarantee individuals follow the rules.
Aficionados likewise accumulated at the Hoogli waterway in Kolkata for the propitious Makar Sankranti.
At Gangasagar, the timings for the Ganga snan this year is from 6.02 am on Thursday to 6.02 am on Friday, as indicated by the Hindu schedule.
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday permitted the Gangasagar Mela to be held in the midst of the pandemic and furthermore asked the West Bengal government to seek after pioneers to pick “e-snan” or “e-bath” to abstain from swarming.
Bundled blessed water from Gangasagar for the “e-snan” will be given liberated from cost, the West Bengal government told the court.
Individuals can arrange prasad and pockets of the sacred water from the Gangasager.