Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

Curated by: Forbes India Photo Team
Published: Feb 22, 2013
Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

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A man, whose wife was killed in a stampede in Allahabad, India, on February 10, is consoled whilst arranging the release of her body the next day. According to Indian government sources, at least 36 people died in a stampede at Allahabad station as a train was pulling up on the busiest day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, which is believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth. It is held every 12 years on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati