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A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted river Ganga (Ganges) in Allahabad on December 9, 2012. The Ganga is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus - flowing through 29 cities, a large proportion of the pollution of the river is from the population of these cities through domestic use. AFP PHOTO/ Sanjay KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted river Ganga (Ganges) in Allahabad on December 9, 2012. The Ganga is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus - flowing through 29 cities, a large proportion of the pollution of the river is from the population of these cities through domestic use. AFP PHOTO/ Sanjay KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 10, 2012
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A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted river Ganga in... News Photo 158021594Allahabad,Dips,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Ganges River,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Loyalty,Pollution,Religion,River,Spirituality,Taking,Uttar PradeshPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted river Ganga (Ganges) in Allahabad on December 9, 2012. The Ganga is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus - flowing through 29 cities, a large proportion of the pollution of the river is from the population of these cities through domestic use. AFP PHOTO/ Sanjay KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)