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Kanwar Yatra

Kanwariyas carry metal pots filled with 'holy water' after taking a dip in the Ganges, during 'Manmash' month, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees (Kanwariyas) carry metal pots filled with holy water after taking a dip in Ganga river at Padilla Mahadev temple, during the Manmas month, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees (Kanwariyas) carry metal pots filled with holy water after taking a dip in Ganga river at Padilla Mahadev temple, during the 'Manmas' month, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees (Kanwariyas) carrying plastic bottles arrive to collect water from the Ganga river, during the holy month of Shravan, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Kanwariyas wearing PPE kits carry water from the Narmada River for performing 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva during the holy month of Shravan, in Jabalpur.

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Kanwariyas walk down a road during their pilgrimage in the auspicious month of Shravan, in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Police personnel stop vehicles at UP-Uttarakhand border after authorities banned Kanwar Yatra in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Haridwar.

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Kanwariyas assemble to take bath and collect holy water of River Ganga for performing 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva during the auspicious month of Shravan, in Haridwar.

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Faith and Pain of women's group in 40-50 are on their way from Karnal to Haridwar to get Ganga water.

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People getting ready for tableau of Kanwar Yatra.

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Kanwariyas carry holy water of Narmada River as they wait to perform 'jalabhishek' of Lord Shiva at Kailash Dham temple, during the holy month of Shravan, in Jabalpur.

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Shiva devotees or 'kanwariyas' assemble to take bath and collect holy water of River Ganga for performing 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva during the auspicious month of Shravan, in Haridwar.

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Shiva devotees or 'kanwariyas' assemble to take bath and collect holy water of River Ganga for performing 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva during the auspicious month of Shravan, in Haridwar.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a visit to a 'Kanwad' camp at Dilshad Garden in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacts with Shiv devotees during a visit to a 'Kanwad' camp at Dilshad Garden in New Delhi.

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Rescue works underway after a boulder fell on a vehicle, carrying kanwariyas, on NH 94 near Bagaddhar in Tehri Garhwal district. At least two people died in the accident.

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Shiva devotees or 'kanwariyas' collect holy water of River Ganga to perform 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva during the auspicious month of Shravan, in Haridwar.

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Shiva devotees or 'Kanwariyas' carrying holy water of River Narmada walk along a road during the annual Kanwar Yatra, in the auspicious month of Shravan, in Jabalpur.

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Shiva devotees or 'Kanwariyas' carrying holy water of River Narmada walk along a road during the annual Kanwar Yatra, in the auspicious month of Shravan, in Jabalpur.

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This group of women in age 40-50 are on their way from Karnal to Haridwar to get Ganga water.

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Adding patriotic flavour to the on going Kanwari Yatra, a group of youth carry long national flag.

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A tableau showing Lord Shiva, Parvati and Maa Ganga during Kanwar Yatra.

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A family on their way to Haridwar to get Ganga jal during famous Savan month.

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A woman took her dog for the Kavari Yatra this year. She says it's a first for her and her dog.

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A mother tries to save her kids from rain by covering pram with a plastic sheet.

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Devotees of Shiva bathe on the banks of river Sarayu, in Ayodhya.

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Shiva devotees (Kanwariyas) collect holy water from river Ganga during the holy month of Shrawan, in Haridwar.

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By-passers help the 'kanwariyas' who were injured after a trolley carrying them overturned, in Kanpur.

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Lord Shiva devotees collect holy water from river Narmada as they prepare for 'Kawad Yatra' on the first day 'Saawan' month, in Jabalpur.

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Hindu Seva Parishad activists participate in 'Kanwar Yatra' on the first day of the auspicious month of Sawan, in Jabalpur.

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A devotee prepares for the 'Kawad Yatra' on the first day 'Saawan' month, in Jabalpur.

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