India: Thousands gather for Hindu festival despite Covid-19 spike in country

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “India: Thousands gather for Hindu festival despite Covid-19 spike in country” – below is their description.

    Nearly a million devotees thronged the banks of the river Ganges in India, as the country recorded the world’s highest number of Covid cases on Monday.

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    People gathered in the northern Indian city of Haridwar on Monday to mark a holy bathing day during the Kumbh Mela festival.

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