Every year, on the day of Makar Sankranti, when the sun makes a transition from Sagittarius to...
Sagar Island or Gangasagar lies at the mouth of the river Ganga, from where it drains into the...
At the fair ground, devotees spend time in temporary shelters set-up against rain and mist. The...
A young priest who took a dip at the fair.
Devotees pay their respects to the rising sun.
After the holy dip, devotees hug each other.
A father and son enjoy their time at the Fair.
The fair also sees performances by groups of travelling musicians.
Palm reading and other activities entertain visitors for the rest of the day.
An elderly couple from Jharkhand pleads with volunteers to help them find their relatives. At the...
Another pilgrim, from Uttar Pradesh, stood shivering in the cold. He had lost his clothes after...
After the holy dip, exhausted pilgrims head back to Sealdah station by a local train.