Pilgrims flock to Ganges for Maha Kumbh Mela
The Maha Kumbh Mela or Mahakumbh Festival in the Indian town of Allahabad will see up to 100 million worshippers gather over the next 55 days to take a ritual bath in the holy waters, believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings.
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