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Kumbh Mela: Devotees Take First Holy Dip in River Ganga at Kumbh Mela

Jan 15, 2019 07:29 PM IST India India

Pilgrims plunged themselves into the cold waters during the first Shahi Snan, or Royal Bath, that began at around 4am. Authorities have set up temporary bridges, 600 mass kitchens and more than 100,000 portable toilets .The Kumbh Mela is the largest human congregation in the world.