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Makar Sankranti

chandigarh Updated: Jan 14, 2015 18:41 IST

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On the occasion of Maghi (Makar Sankranti), lakhs of devotees from all across the state took a holy dip in the 'sarovar' of the historic Gurudwara here, despite the biting cold.Sanjeev Kumar/HT





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Sikh devotees visit the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple during the Maghi Mela in Amritsar on January 14, 2015.







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Early morning view of Golden Temple.HT/Photo



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Maghi is celebrated every year in the memory of 40 Muktas (liberated ones), who earlier deserted Guru Gobind Singh at Anandpur Sahib and joined him later at Muktsar, which was earlier known as ‘Khidrane di Dhab'.