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Gone are the days when you had to visit Gangotri or Rishikesh for Gangajal. Making it a lot easier for people, the Government of India initiated to deliver Gangajal from the India Postal Services.  You can either get it delivered right outside your doorstep or collect it from post offices across India at nominal rates. Also Read - Coronavirus in Gujarat: 14-month-old Toddler Dies of COVID-19 in Jamnagar



So those who want to buy Gangajal can now go online and log on to India Post’s website as a guest user or register themselves to place their order. A 200 ml bottle of Gangajal that is procured from Gangotri will cost you Rs 25 and Rs 35 for a 500 ml bottle. And if you order for holy water from Rishikesh,  it will cost you Rs 15 for 200 ml and Rs 22 for 500 ml. This move is said and expected to be of great help to boost the e-commerce industry. Also Read - New York Leads Coronavirus Death Toll With 731 Fatalties in 24 Hours

Launched by Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Manoj Sinha on Monday, the website already recorded high sales of Gangajal bottles.



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