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An Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man warms himself near a fire at 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)
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An Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man warms himself near a fire at 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)
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January 05, 2013
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DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / Stringer
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An Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man warms himself near a fire at a... News Photo 158998457Adult,Camp,Close To,Fire,Horizontal,India,Indian,Kolkata,Makeshift,Men,Religion,Spirituality,Warming UpPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian Hindu Sadhu or holy man warms himself near a fire at 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)