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INDIA-RELIGION-KUMBH MELA

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An infant is held by her father as water is poured over her head as they take a dip at the Sangham or confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river during the Kumbh Mela celebration in Allahabad on January 13, 2013. Worshippers believe a dip in the holy waters cleanses them of their sins. The Kumbh Mela in northern India, starting January 13 and stretching over 55 days, attracts ash-covered holy men who run into the frigid waters, a smattering of international celebrities, as well as millions upon millions of ordinary Indians to Allahabad, at the confluence of the rivers Yamuna and Ganges. AFP PHOTO/SANJAY KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
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An infant is held by her father as water is poured over her head as they take a dip at the Sangham or confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river during the Kumbh Mela celebration in Allahabad on January 13, 2013. Worshippers believe a dip in the holy waters cleanses them of their sins. The Kumbh Mela in northern India, starting January 13 and stretching over 55 days, attracts ash-covered holy men who run into the frigid waters, a smattering of international celebrities, as well as millions upon millions of ordinary Indians to Allahabad, at the confluence of the rivers Yamuna and Ganges. AFP PHOTO/SANJAY KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
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An infant is held by her father as water is poured over her head as... News Photo 159387895Allahabad,Baby,Celebration,Connection,Dips,Father,Ganges River,Head,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Kumbh Mela,Religion,Taking,Water,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn infant is held by her father as water is poured over her head as they take a dip at the Sangham or confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges river during the Kumbh Mela celebration in Allahabad on January 13, 2013. Worshippers believe a dip in the holy waters cleanses them of their sins. The Kumbh Mela in northern India, starting January 13 and stretching over 55 days, attracts ash-covered holy men who run into the frigid waters, a smattering of international celebrities, as well as millions upon millions of ordinary Indians to Allahabad, at the confluence of the rivers Yamuna and Ganges. AFP PHOTO/SANJAY KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)