Picture of the day: Maha Kumbh festival

by Sophie Walsh

Tuesday, 29th January

India
Newly initiated Hindu monk peers from behind a tent during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to attend the festival, which is one of the world's largest religious gatherings that lasts 55 days and falls every 12 years.

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