Dates: 29th May – 30th May 2023
During the festival, the entire town of Haridwar comes alive with vibrant colors, music, and dance. The streets are decorated with lights and flowers, and the shops and markets are filled with people buying offerings for the goddess. The festival also features a grand aarti (prayer) ceremony, where thousands of devotees gather on the banks of the river to offer prayers to the goddess.
Apart from Haridwar, the festival is also celebrated in other parts of Uttarakhand, including Rishikesh and Devprayag.
In Rishikesh, the festival is celebrated with a special procession known as Ganga Aarti, where devotees carry idols of the goddess and offer prayers on the banks of the river.
Overall, Ganga Dussehra is a unique and vibrant festival that celebrates Goddess Ganga and her presence on Earth. It is a must-see festival for anyone interested in experiencing the rich and colorful culture of India.
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