The Ganga Dussehra festival is celebrated to memorize the birthday of the descent of river Ganges to earth. This festival takes place for ten days in Jyeshtha month that is in May or June. People of Bihar, Bengal and Uttar Pradesh particularly celebrate this festival as in these areas the river Ganges flow. Ganga is the largest and the holy river to Hindus and to the whole world. During these ten days, it is believed that if one take a dip in the holy water, his all sins will be washed away.