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Akhilesh visits Harvard to deliver lecture on organising Kumbh Mela

Apr 24, 2013

Akhilesh visits Harvard to deliver lecture on organising Kumbh Mela

Akhilesh Yadav is the first chief minister of Uttar Pradesh to get the Harvard invite. #United States #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Harvard University #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Images How sadhus become Naga sadhus at the Maha Kumbh

Feb 18, 2013

Images How sadhus become Naga sadhus at the Maha Kumbh

How do men become Naga sadhus, considered among the most unique holy men seen at the Maha Kumbh? Here are photographs of men who have chosen to join the ranks of the holy men. #ImagesOfTheDay #Allahabad #sadhus #Maha Kumbh Mela #Naga sadhu
What happens to the tons of garbage left behind at the Kumbh?

Feb 15, 2013

What happens to the tons of garbage left behind at the Kumbh?

The 55-day affair, which draws devotees not just from India, but across the world, has its management skills put to test. Besides crowd management, the tons of waste generated at the congregation is a task that has kept Mela authorities on guard. #HowThisWorks #Environment #recycle #Waste management #Maha Kumbh Mela #Mauni Amavasya #Allahabad Waste Processing Company
Another tragedy at Kumbh; one dead, five injured in fire

Feb 15, 2013

Another tragedy at Kumbh; one dead, five injured in fire

The fire in which one person was killed comes days after a stampede in which over 35 people were killed. #NewsTracker #Fire #Allahabad #Maha Kumbh Mela
Images People, the most important aspect of Kumbh Mela

Feb 13, 2013

Images People, the most important aspect of Kumbh Mela

It is about poverty. And apathy. And perhaps the most confusing of it all, it is about blind faith. The belief that a dip in the cold, poisonous waters will grant you absolution. Here are images from the Kumbh Mela. #ImagesOfTheDay #Kumbh Mela #Maha Kumbh Mela #Naga Babas

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Maha Kumbh Mela Not just about religion, it's about poverty too

Feb 13, 2013

Maha Kumbh Mela Not just about religion, it's about poverty too

The Maha Kumbh mela is the largest congregation of people in the world. No matter what the news reports say or what visuals you might have seen, nothing can prepare you for the sight as you first come across the grounds. #OnOurMind #Allahabad #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 #Maha Kumbh Mela