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Gangasagar Mela becomes a milestone on digital platform : Arup Biswas |

2.78 crore devotees did e-darshan
A Corona affected person present in Sagar
NewsDesk Correspondent
Gangasagar This 12 months Gangasagar Mela has proved to be a milestone on the digital platform. By e-darshan, YouTube, Fb, Twitter, Instagram and Gangasagar web site, about 2.78 crore devotees from all around the world did e-darshan. A complete of two,78,780 devotees from completely different nations and India together with Dubai, UK, USA took e-snan. State Minister Arup Biswas stated that 1,06,362 devotees supplied prayers at Kapil Muni Temple by way of the e-puja platform. By drones, 65,780 pilgrims participated within the holy bathtub in Kolkata and Outram Ghats and Ganga Sagar. Below the Punya Tori scheme, holy Ganges water was despatched to 23 districts of the state. Lakhs of devotees have taken holy bathtub by way of this holy Ganges water. 255 LED TVs had been organized for reside darshan. In the meantime, a complete of 10 lakh 80 thousand masks have been distributed among the many pilgrims at numerous entry factors and within the ocean. 38 drop gates and extra barricades have been made the place the police are on guard. Corona-19 was examined at 13 entry factors in Sagar. A complete of 97385 speedy antigen exams and 10215 RTPCR exams had been performed the place the positivity fee was 0.4 3%. A affected person of Corona has been present in Ganga Sagar. Aside from this, 43 Corona sufferers have been discovered within the Corona Testing Middle of Outram Ghat, Kolkata. A complete of 171 folks had been despatched to the protected residence. In response to a survey a plastic free honest was organized. Mangroves have additionally been planted in Sagar and the encircling space through the Mela. Cleanliness work will likely be carried out on Ganga Sagar coast at 2:00 pm right this moment. Gangasagar 8 folks had been detained throughout Gangasagar Mela. Mobiles of 12 folks have been stolen. On this event, Minister Bankim Chandra Hazra, Minister Pulak Rai, GBDA Chairman Shrimant Mali, District Ruler Dr. P Ulaganathan, ADM General Shiad N, Sunderbans District Police SP Bhaskar Mukherjee had been current.


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