Bangalbandh, Republic of India
HINDU DEVOTEES PRAY BEFORE TAKING HOLY DIP IN RIVER BRAHMAPUTRA IN BANGLADESH.
Devotees of Hindu religion bow with clasped hands in prayer before making holy dip in the river Brahmaputra, Bangladesh, April 19, 1994. Thousands of devotees from India and Nepal also visit Bangladesh to take the bath on this day every year which Hindus believe the ritual wash away all the sins of the past. SCANNED FROM NEGATIVE REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman AVD