A thick layer of dust over the tent city set up for the Kumbh Festival in Prayagraj. Photo: AP

Millions of Hindus gather for India’s Kumbh Mela festival, where toxic air is just one of the environmental concerns

  • For this year’s Kumbh, the government shelled out an estimated 4.3 billion rupees (US$650 million), hoping to impress India’s largely Hindu population ahead of general elections this year
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A thick layer of dust over the tent city set up for the Kumbh Festival in Prayagraj. Photo: AP
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