Millions enjoy Hindu cleansing festival in India

Millions of people have gathered on the banks of the Ganges, India, to celebrate the Hindu festival of Kumbh Mela.

The festival, which takes place every twelve years in the holy city of Allahabad, started at dawn this morning with Hindu holy men entering the sacred waters.

ITV News Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports:

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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.