Best of News

Keywords

Indian pilgrims walk on a jetty as they head for ferries to cross the... News PhotoFerry,Horizontal,India,Jetty,Kolkata,Passenger Craft,Pilgrimage,Religion,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian pilgrims walk on a jetty as they head for ferries to cross the Hoogly river on their way to Gangasagar mela in Kakdwip, 110kms south of Kolkata, on January 12, 2013. Devotees 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)