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Ganga Mahotsav 2015
Ganga Mahotsav 2015

Drishti Patel
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Ganga Mahotsav 2015 would be celebrated by the people of Varanasi from 22nd to 24th of November starting from `Prabodhani Ekadashi` to `Kartik Poornima`. The event of Ganga Mahotsav is celebrated by the people in the holy city Varanasi for five days. It showcases the rich cultural heritage of Varanasi. What is the reason behind this Mahotsav?

Posted On : 11/9/2015 3:45:35 AM

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Amrita Poddar
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I have never come across this festival. How is this Mahotsav celebrated?

Posted On : 11/12/2015 4:22:19 AM

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Mansi Kapoor
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The trend of celebrating the Ganga Mahotsav in the Holy city of India, Varanasi tends to keep the importance of the Varanasi as a cultural religious and traditional capital of the India. At this occasion pilgrims celebrate the event by performing an Indian classical style music and dance. It provides an immense chance for tourists to see the real presentation of the Indian classical dance and music. Many of the great personalities of India have participated and performed their enchanting performances at the Ganga Mahotsav such as Ustad Bismillah Khan, Bal Murli Krishnan, Vilayat Khan, Pundit Chhanulal Misra, Birju Maharaj, Girija Devi, Sujat Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Amjad Ali Khan, Zila Khan and Zakir Hussein. This festival attracts pilgrims and tourists from all the corners of the world.

Posted On : 11/20/2015 4:45:22 AM

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Amrita Poddar
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Wow it`s a great event to watch. Mansi can you tell me where can I get the tickets to attend this event?

Posted On : 11/24/2015 4:28:29 AM

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Piyush Sethi
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Is this Ganga Mahotsav celebrated in West Bengal? This is because River Ganga also flows through Bengal.

Posted On : 11/25/2015 4:37:31 AM

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Anamika Sen
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There are 2 places in Kolkata where Ganga Mahotsav takes place that are Bagbazar and Howrah.

Posted On : 12/4/2015 4:43:34 AM

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