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Bihari Hindu priests smear coloured powder on each other after the... News PhotoAllahabad,Colors,Connection,Fantasy,Finishing,Ganges River,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Priest,Religion,Religious Celebration,River,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBihari Hindu priests smear coloured powder on each other after the completion of a ritual at the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on March 6, 2013. The Kumbh Mela in the town of Allahabad will see up to 100 million worshippers gather over 55 days to take a ritual bath in the holy waters, believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings. AFP PHOTO/Sanjay KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)