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Hindus gather at the river Ganges before sunrise for Kumbh Mela

AFP, 14 Jan 2021
Hindu pilgrims brace the cold to take a dip in the Ganges in India before sunrise on the day of the Kumbh Mela -- a religious festival that attracts millions each time it is held. Despite India having the second largest number of coronavirus infections in the world -- and more than 150,000 deaths -- that has not stopped devout Hindus from making the pilgrimage.

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