Kumbh Mela begins in India

Kumbh Mela begins in the Ganges
Kumbh Mela begins in the Ganges Credit: ITV News/Matt Williams
Crowds cover the banks of the Ganges as the Kumbh Mela begins
Crowds cover the banks of the Ganges as the Kumbh Mela begins 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.