Canning: South 24 Parganas district collector P.B. Salim has decided to operate large vessel to manage the extra crowd at Gangasagar Mela, said authorities.
According to sources, a special vessel will operate at Kakdwip jetty for the pilgrims visiting Ganga Sagar Mela. Worshippers won’t have to wait for long time to reach the sea.
Sources said, arrangements for crossing between Kakdwip lot-8 and Kachuberia have been made. Special vessels have been demanded from Hooghly water transport and state surface transport. The Distrct administration has provided 15 ferry and 16 vessels. Arrangements have been made for tourist waiting rooms and health centres. P.B salim has said, “we are keeping special notice of Tourist security and welfare. We are trying to manage the crowd at Gangasagar Mela.”