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An Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man prepares his evening meal near a... News PhotoAdult,Dusk,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Kolkata,Makeshift,Meal,Men,Preparation,Religion,Religious Celebration,SpiritualityPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man prepares his evening meal near a make-shift camp in Kolkata on January 5, 2013. Sadhus form all over the country started to gather in Kolkata on their way to the annual Hindu holy festival Gangasagar Mela, more that hundred thousand Hindu pilgrims will gather at the Gangasagar to take a dip in the ocean at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a holy day of the Hindu calendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology. AFP PHOTO/ Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)