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    Sagar community commemorates Bhageeratha Jayanti in multiple south Indian states.

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    The Sagara community, also known as uppari and uppara, recently celebrated Bhageeratha Jayanti. This day honors King Bhageeratha’s accomplishment of bringing the sacred Ganga river from heaven to earth through his penance. The celebration took place on Vyshaka shudha sapthami, marking the occasion of gangaavtharana.

    Bhageeratha Jayanti is observed with religious rituals and cultural events in regions where the Ganga river holds cultural and religious significance. The date of this celebration may vary depending on regional calendars and traditions. In states like Maharashtra and Bengal, Bhageeratha Jayanti coincides with Makara Sankranti, a day to remember Ganaga avatharan divas as depicted in the epic Ramayan.

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    The Sagara community is involved in activities such as salt-making, well-digging, pond construction, and the construction industry, all crucial for agriculture. Members of this community in South Indian states like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka came together to celebrate Bhageeratha Jayanti.

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