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A view of the flooded banks of the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers, near Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Devotees walk through the flood water in front of Bade Haumanji Temple near Sangam, confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees and others in front of flooded Bade Haumanji Temple near Sangam, confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, in Prayagraj.

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Sisters of inmates stand in a queue as they wait for their turn to tie 'Rakhis' to their brothers during 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, outside Naini Central Prison in Prayagraj.

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Vehicles damaged after a wall of Allahabad Central University collapsed, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform 'Jalabhishek' of Lord Shiva on the second Somwar (Monday) of the holy month of Shravan, at a temple in Prayagraj.

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Devotees of Lord Shiva collect water from river Ganges for their walk towards Kashi Vishwanath Temple during the holy month of Shravan, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Hindu devotees with religious symbols painted on their heads leave for Amarnath Yatra on the first day of the holy month of Shravan, at a railway station in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Police and Rapid Action Force (RAF) outside the premises of former MP Ateeq Ahmad, where CBI is carrying out searches, in Prayagraj. Ahmad has been booked in a case of alleged assault and abduction of businessman Mohit Jaiswal.

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BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra's daughter Sakshi Mishra and her husband Ajitesh who filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court, seeking protection to "live a peaceful life" as a married couple, in Prayagraj.

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Nursing students display placards as they take part in an awareness rally on the occasion of World Population Day in Prayagraj.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street following heavy Monsoon rainfall, in Prayagraj.

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Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maury and others pull a chariot carrying the idol of Lord Jagannath during the annual Rath Yatra, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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People perform yoga during International Yoga Day in Prayagraj.

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People perform yoga during International Yoga Day in Prayagraj.

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People perform yoga during International Yoga Day in Prayagraj.

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Devotees take holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra festival at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees take holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra festival at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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A man drinks water on a hot, summer day, in Prayagraj.

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Muslims offer prayers on the last Friday of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Vasi Ullah Mosque in Prayagraj.

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Party workers monitor CCTV camera feed of a vote counting center in Prayagraj.

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Congress party workers pay tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary, at historical Anand Bhawan in Prayagraj.

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Devotees offer prayers on the occasions of Jyeshth Bada Mangal at Bade Hanuman Ji temple near Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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People watch live telecast of Lok Sabha elections exit poll results 2019 in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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A security jawan stands guard outside a strongroom where EVMs are kept after the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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A woman displays indelible mark on her finger after casting vote standing next to a mural depicting a scene from the Hindu epic Mahabharata in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.

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Ganesh Prasad, a 74 year old who fell unconscious while waiting in queue to cast his vote is carried away in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state.

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A policeman collects arms from a police line distribution centre ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Samajwadi Party leaders Dimple Yadav, Dharmendra Yadav and Jaya Bachchan during an election campaign roadshow for the Lok Sabha elections, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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A supporter of BJP displays his haircut during an election campaign rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Prayagraj.

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Pilgrims return after taking a holy dip on a hot, summer day, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar addresses an election rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Clouds of smoke rises from the ground after a major fire broke out in a furniture shop at Katra market, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform morning rituals along the banks of the Ganges River on the first day of the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratri on the outskirts of Prayagraj.

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Women march with holy books on their heads to celebrate the new year from Hindi calendar on the first day of the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratri at Prayagraj.

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A woman devotee performs morning rituals along the banks of the Ganges River on the first day of the nine-day festival of Navratri on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in Uttar Pradesh.

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Uttar Pradesh Congress Chief Raj Babbar, senior party leaders MP'S Madhusudan Mistry, Nirmal Khatri, Pradeep Kumar Jain and Pramod Tiwari arrive to appear before a special court in connection with a case filed against them, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi arrives to appear before a special court in connection with a case filed against her, in Prayagraj (Allahabad).

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Transgender Naresh Jaiswal before filing her nomination as an independent candidate from Ahmedabad (East) constituency for Lok Sabha Elections, in Ahmedabad.

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Applicants take part in a Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) group GD Physical Efficiency Test at an examination centre ground, in Prayagraj.

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Revelers dance as colored powder and confetti are showered on them during celebrations to mark Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Prayagraj.

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Revellers dance as they celebrate the festival of holi, in Prayagraj.

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BJP supporter wears a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during holi festival celebration, in Allahabad.

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People play with colored water during Holi festivities in Allahabad.

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Revelers, faces smeared with colored powder, dance during celebrations to mark Holi, the festival of colors in Allahabad.

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Revelers, faces smeared with colored powder, dance during celebrations to mark Holi, the festival of colors in Allahabad.

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Members of Muslim and Hindu communities celebrate 'Holi' festival in front of Jama Masjid, in Prayagraj.

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A man has colored powder thrown on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad.

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Women play with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad.

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A man has colored powder smeared on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad. Holi also marks the advent of spring season.

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Congress General Secretary and Eastern Uttar Pradesh incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacts with villagers during her party's campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in UP, at Sirsa village in Prayagraj.

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Congress General Secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives at Bade Hanuman temple in Prayagraj.

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Congress party General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh state in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, right, prays at the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, in Prayagraj.

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Congress party General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh state in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, center, takes a boat ride to the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, in Prayagraj.

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Congress party General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh state in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra drinks Ganges river water after praying at the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, in Prayagraj. Gandhi kicked off her election campaign with a three day Ganges river ride to Varanasi.

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Congress General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra holds a portrait of her father, former prime minster Rajiv Gandhi as she starts her party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in UP, from Manaiya Ghat in Kachnar tehsil of Prayagraj.

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Congress General Secretary and Eastern Uttar Pradesh incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacts with students during 'Boat pe Charcha' during her party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in UP, in Prayagraj.

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Congress General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra starts her party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, from Manaiya Ghat in Kachnar tehsil of Prayagraj.

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Congress General Secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra comes out after offering prayer at Bade Hanuman temple, in Prayagraj.

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Students play with colours ahead of Holi festival, in Prayagraj.

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Allahabad Central University students create a sand sculpture to raise awareness about voting rights ahead of General elections 2019, in Prayagraj. Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and will be held over seven phases followed by counting of votes on May 23.

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Gosh! We thought these two are getting married as a runaway couple! But no, Ranbir and Alia are merely ‘launching’ their film Brahmastra at the Kumbh Mela. A further gimmick: 150 drones spelt out the name on the night sky. Shouldn’t sadhus protest?

A devotee places a burning camphor on his tongue as he participates in a Shiv Baraat procession on the occasion of 'Maha Shivratari' festival, in Allahabad.

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Samajwadi Party workers stop Ganga-Gomati Express during their Bharat Bandh protest, in Prayagraj.

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Acharya Mahamandaleshwar of Kinnar Akhara Laxmi Narayan Tripathi during the 'Abhar Yatra' procession after Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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A devotee holds a skull and a bone as he dances during a procession to mark Mahashivratri festival in Prayagraj.

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A devotee performs fire breathing stunts during a procession to mark Mahashivratri festival in Prayagraj.

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Devotees dress as Lord Shiva Danes during a procession to mark Mahashivratri festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. "Shivaratri", or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction.

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Kinnar Akhada chief Laxmi Nayaran Tripathi blessing to newly-appointed Kinnar Akhada Mandleshwar, at Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj.

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A Sadhu sits on plastic waste at the bank of river Ganga during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj.

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Boats tethered at the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati as devotees take holy dips on the auspicious day of Maha Shivratri during the last day of Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj.

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Boats tethered at the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati as devotees take holy dips on the auspicious day of Maha Shivratri during the last day of Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj.

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Boats tethered at the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati as devotees take holy dips on the auspicious day of Maha Shivratri during the last day of Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj. Pilgrims bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation.

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'Swachh garhi' sweep a street in an attempt to create a record under 'Clean Kumbh Mela 2019 Swachata program' at the bank of river Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela-2019, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees offer prayer and take holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees offer prayer at a temple on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees offer prayer and take holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees offer prayer and take holy dip on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh with others sweep a street in an attempt to create a record under 'Clean Kumbh Mela 2019 Swachata program' at the bank of river Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela-2019, in Prayagraj.

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A fleet of buses line a road in an attempt to create a record of largest parade of buses in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.

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Girls leave their hand impressions on a canvas as Kumbh Mela 2019 administration attempts to create a painting with palm impressions of approximately 80000 people for a world record, at a camp in Prayagraj.

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500 Kumbh 2019 shuttle buses move together on the Kolkata-Delhi highway in an attempt for a world record, in Allahabad.

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A still from a video grab shows, Prime Minister Narendra Modi honouring the sanitation workers during 'Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar' event, in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti at a programme during Kumbh Mela, at Ganga Pandal, in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributes the Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar awards to Safai Karmacharis, Swachhagrahis, Police Personnel and Naviks in the Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar event, organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, at Prayagraj, in Uttar Pradesh. The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at an event during Kumbh Mela, at Ganga Pandal, in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a holy dip at Sangam during Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj.

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A foreign delegate stands for a photograph in front of giant posters of Sadhus at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during Kumbh festival in Prayagraj. More than 100 foreign delegates visited Kumbh on an invitation by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

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Foreign delegates, invited by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), visit the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj. The delegates, nominated by Indian Missions abroad, include senior politicians, social reformers, Yoga practitioners, academicians, artistes, senior bureaucrats, medical professionals etc.

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Devotees from Nepal carry holy water of River Ganga during Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj.

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A sadhu lies on thorns after taking bath at Sangam on the occasion of Maghi Purnima festival during Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take ritualistic dips at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, on Maghi Purnima, or the full-moon day, during the Kumbh Mela festival in Prayagraj.

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Devotees gather to take ritualistic dips at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, on Maghi Purnima, or the full-moon day, during the Kumbh Mela festival in Prayagraj.

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Devotees arrive to take a holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj.

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Paramilitary forces stand guard at Sangam on the auspicious 'Maghi Purnima' day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj.

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Hindu devotees arrive to take a holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of 'Maghi Purnima' during Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj.

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