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Hindu pilgrims celebrate harvest festival Makar Sankranti

Hindu pilgrims arrive ahead of 'Makar Sankranti' festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Fri Jan 14, 2022 | 11:32am EST Hindu pilgrims celebrate harvest festival Makar Sankranti Hindu pilgrims arrive ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022.Sinead O'Conner held a Hindu funeral service Saturday for her"beautiful" son that was attended by about 50 mourners -- including his father Donal Lunny Mark Doyle / SplashNews.ravaged the country and made India one of the world’s worst-hit countries.ravaged the country and made India one of the world’s worst-hit countries.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 Hindu pilgrims arrive ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A man performs to receive alms from pilgrims at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival in West Bengal, India, January 14, 2022. The singer held a Hindu homegoing service Saturday for her “beautiful” son that was attended by about 50 mourners — including his father Donal Lunny — at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin, O’Conner greets guests in attendance for her son’s funeral. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 A man performs to receive alms from pilgrims at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival in West Bengal, India, January 14, 2022. The country reported over 264,000 new infections on Friday but hospitalizations remain relatively low. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A Hindu pilgrim arrives to take a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the eastern state of West.com O’Conner said of her bright pink sweatsuit that son Shane would’ve “loved it.. Many of them will stay on the banks of the Ganges for a month leading the life of an ascetic, with the belief they will receive salvation.

. Mark Doyle / SplashNews. It has raised concerns that pilgrims could get infected and take the virus back to their cities and villages in other parts of the country. more / Friday, January 14, 2022 A Hindu pilgrim arrives to take a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A Hindu pilgrim offers prayers ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. Very lovely Hindu ceremony. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 A Hindu pilgrim offers prayers ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. The government should not allow a congregation of people in such a large number because religious congregations in the past two years were found responsible for spreading the deadly virus all across the country,” said Utkarsh Mishra, a lawyer who has filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court asking that the festival be canceled. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A man wearing a protective mask sprays disinfectant on Hindu pilgrims as they arrive ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. “He was always chanting ‘Om. Story continues Mishra said only locals and heads of important Hindu monasteries should be allowed to take part in the ritual.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 A man wearing a protective mask sprays disinfectant on Hindu pilgrims as they arrive ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A Hindu pilgrim wearing a protective face mask covers herself with a plastic sheet during rainfall as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022.’ I put a few packs of fags in the coffin for him in case there’s none in heaven. Health experts earlier appealed for the festival to be canceled in Uttar Pradesh state too, but the government went ahead saying safety rules would be followed. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 A Hindu pilgrim wearing a protective face mask covers herself with a plastic sheet during rainfall as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 Hindu pilgrims cover themselves with a plastic sheet during rainfall as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. Om. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 Hindu pilgrims cover themselves with a plastic sheet during rainfall as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. Critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party say the festival has been allowed despite rising infections because the government isn’t willing to anger Hindus — they are the party’s biggest supporters — ahead of in Uttar Pradesh. Critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party say the festival has been allowed despite rising infections because the government isn’t willing to anger Hindus — they are the party’s biggest supporters — ahead of in Uttar Pradesh.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 Hindu pilgrims take a dip as they gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022.'” she said in a light-hearted moment. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 Hindu pilgrims take a dip as they gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 Hindu pilgrims arrive at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022. Twitter. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 Hindu pilgrims arrive at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A government official uses a megaphone to urge the pilgrims to maintain social distance and to wear face masks, as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. The funeral came ahead of another memorial service planned for Sunday. A large number of devotees were taking a dip in the sacred river where it flows through the eastern state of West Bengal, which is reporting the most number of cases in the country after Maharashtra state in the west.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 A government official uses a megaphone to urge the pilgrims to maintain social distance and to wear face masks, as pilgrims gather on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. In the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, thousands of devotees, few wearing masks, thronged the river's banks in the holy city of Prayagraj. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 Hindu pilgrims arrive to take a holy dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022. May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 Hindu pilgrims arrive to take a holy dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A man dressed as Hindu Lord Shiva walks for alms from pilgrims at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022. I love you so much. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Thursday, January 13, 2022 A man dressed as Hindu Lord Shiva walks for alms from pilgrims at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal ahead of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 13, 2022.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 Hindu pilgrims gather to take a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022.” Over 50 guests attended the Hindu service. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Reuters / Friday, January 14, 2022 Hindu pilgrims gather to take a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A Hindu pilgrim reacts as a healthcare worker collects a swab sample for a rapid antigen test at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022.com O’Conner herself was hospitalized after tweeting harrowing messages suggesting she planned to “follow” her son... There is no point living without him,” she said of Shane in a moment of intense grief.

. more / Friday, January 14, 2022 A Hindu pilgrim reacts as a healthcare worker collects a swab sample for a rapid antigen test at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of"Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, India, January 14, 2022. And now he’s gone. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close / 15 A Hindu holy man, or Sadhu, reacts as a healthcare worker collects a swab sample from him for a rapid antigen test at a base camp where pilgrims gather before heading for an annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of"Makar Sankranti",.. I … I’m sorry I upset everyone..

more / Friday, January 07, 2022 A Hindu holy man, or Sadhu, reacts as a healthcare worker collects a swab sample from him for a rapid antigen test at a base camp where pilgrims gather before heading for an annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of"Makar Sankranti", in Kolkata, India, January 7, 2022. Hospital will help a while. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Close .