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Indian Hindu devotees parade with human remains during the Shiva... News PhotoHinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian Ethnicity,Kilometer,Kolkata,Parade,People,Pilgrim,Religion,Religious Celebration,Village,West BengalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian Hindu devotees parade with human remains during the Shiva Gajan festival in Kurmun, a remote village some 160 kilometres (99 miles) west of Kolkata on April 13, 2013. Shiva-Gajan is a traditional festival performed on the last day of Bengali calendar year when members of the community exhume body parts from graveyards and carry them in a procession to appease Hindu Lord Shiva. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)