The second most popular mela after Kumbh Mela is the Ganga Sagar Mela. It is India's biggest fair held in Sagardwip, West Bengal, and witnesses a large number of people pouring in. Celebrated with great vigor and enthusiasm, the festival has a cultural and spiritual significance where pilgrims dip themselves in the holy waters of Ganga to purify their souls.
Held during the winters, the Mela is an annual gathering of pilgrims which see a number of rituals, lit lamp
Giving a fillip to the aspiration and vision of Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee, to develop spiritual tourism in the Ganga Sagar belt, ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is ready to launch a permanent, semi-mechanized, modern and compact kitchen which will be capable to prepare up to 10,000 meal per day at the Sagar Island during the Ganga Sagar Mela 2020. ISKCON Management hopes this initiative will be helpful to serve the pilgrims and devotees by fulfilling their prol
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