Scenes from India's Sonepur Mela

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Women dress their sari's after having taken their morning bath in the Ganges river during the Sonepur Mela on November 15, 2011 in Sonepur near Patna, India. One of the purposes of the people visiting the Sonepur Cattle Fair, apart from the fair, is to take a holy dip in the river.

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