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Ballia: Devotees take a dip in the Ganga on Ganga Dussehra

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Ballia: People took a holy bath at the confluence of the Ganga-Tamsa near Maldepur on Tuesday, the day of Ganga Dussehra. In the meantime, along with charity and charity, the believers also went to famous temples and offered worship.

Thousands of men and women from all over the district reached the ghats of the Ganga, Sarayu and Tamsa rivers on Tuesday morning itself, the day of the descent of the Pavani Ganga. Maldepur, Mahaveer Ghat, Shivrampur and Haibatpur Ghats adjacent to the city were the most congested. Apart from this, there was a crowd of devotees from early morning at Sarayu in Sikanderpur and Ganga Ghat in Bharoli. Among those who took a dip in the Ganges, women were more numerous. Along with a devout dip in the Ganga, women also performed puja on the ghat chanting Vedic chants. The famous Baleswarnath Temple and Bhrigu Temple were thronged by devotees on Ganga Dussehra. Security arrangements were made at various ghats of Ganga. The police kept a constant vigil by boats. So that no untoward incident happens. It may be mentioned that a week ago many people lost their lives in a big boat accident. This is the reason why the administration was on alert.