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An Indian sadhu collects water from a hand pump

An Indian sadhu (holy man) collects water from a hand pump

An Indian sadhu (holy man) collects water from a hand pump a day before the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)’s proposed 84-Kosi Parikrama (procession) in Ayodhya on August 24, 2013. The Uttar Pradesh state government has denied permission for the VHP organized procession, scheduled to start on August 25 from Ayodhya in support of the construction of the Ram Temple.
Photograph by: SANJAY KANOJIA, AFP/Getty Images