[Gangasagar Mela] Packaged holy water for E-snan to be given free of cost: West Bengal government tells Calcutta High Court

"The State Administration shall continue to make all endeavours to dissuade the pilgrims for going for a holy dip and opt for E-snan," the High Court said.
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The West Bengal government informed the Calcutta High Court that packaged holy water will be distributed at the Gangasagar Mela venue free of cost so that they may carry out an e-snan instead of going for a physical dip in the Ganges. For doorstep delivery of such water, a small charge would be levied, the State added (Ajay Kumar De v. The State of West Bengal & Ors.).

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