Tens of millions expected for Hindu festival in India

Hindu pilgrims in Allahabad, India where three holy rivers converge
Hindu pilgrims in Allahabad, India where three holy rivers converge Credit: ITV News/Matt Williams
A sandcastle depicting the Hindu goddess Shiva
A sandcastle depicting the Hindu goddess Shiva Credit: ITV News/Matt Williams
A temporary police station in Allahabad
A temporary police station in Allahabad Credit: ITV News/Matt Williams
Sadhus - or holymen - attending the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad
Sadhus - or holymen - attending the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad Credit: ITV News/Matt Williams

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Millions attend Hindu festival

Tens of millions of Hindus have gathered on the banks of holy rivers in India for the main bathing day of the Kumbh Mela festival - one of the biggest religious gatherings in the world.