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Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi is hugged by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing turban) as Sonia Gandhi (2nd L), chief of Congress party, watches at the end of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in New Delhi January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi is hugged by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing turban) as Sonia Gandhi (2nd L), chief of Congress party, watches at the end of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in New Delhi January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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Sadhus or Hindu holy men stand next to an elephant during a religious procession on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Sadhus or Hindu holy men stand next to an elephant during a religious procession on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A woman looks out from the window of a bus on a cold winter morning in Kolkata January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman looks out from the window of a bus on a cold winter morning in Kolkata January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Students pour water on each other as they take a holy bath on the occasion of Magh Purnima in Ahmedabad January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Students pour water on each other as they take a holy bath on the occasion of Magh Purnima in Ahmedabad January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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A villager is pinned down by a bull during a bull-taming festival on the outskirts of Madurai town, about 500 km from Chennai January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Babu

A villager is pinned down by a bull during a bull-taming festival on the outskirts of Madurai town, about 500 km from Chennai January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Babu

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye inspects a guard of honour during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

South Korean President Park Geun-hye inspects a guard of honour during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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School girls perform a dance during the inauguration of the National School Football U-17 Boys Championship in Agartala, capital of Tripura, January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

School girls perform a dance during the inauguration of the National School Football U-17 Boys Championship in Agartala, capital of Tripura, January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

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A man carries a patio umbrella as it drizzles on the banks of the river Ganges, in Allahabad January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A man carries a patio umbrella as it drizzles on the banks of the river Ganges, in Allahabad January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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People walk past a tent city erected for masses of pilgrims on the banks of river Ganges on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

People walk past a tent city erected for masses of pilgrims on the banks of river Ganges on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A Muslim boy poses as he sits on a horse during a religious procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in the old quarters of Delhi January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A Muslim boy poses as he sits on a horse during a religious procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in the old quarters of Delhi January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan (R) flies a kite as Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (C), prime ministerial candidate for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, watches during a kite flying festival in Ahmedabad January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Bollywood actor Salman Khan (R) flies a kite as Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (C), prime ministerial candidate for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, watches during a kite flying festival in Ahmedabad January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Migratory birds fly above children taking a boat ride in the waters of river Yamuna during early morning on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti festival in old Delhi January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Migratory birds fly above children taking a boat ride in the waters of river Yamuna during early morning on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti festival in old Delhi January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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A vendor sits at her stall selling reels of thread used to fly kites, at a roadside kite market in Ahmedabad January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A vendor sits at her stall selling reels of thread used to fly kites, at a roadside kite market in Ahmedabad January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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A man carries furniture on his head through a street in Mumbai January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man carries furniture on his head through a street in Mumbai January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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India's junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor (C) gestures after performing the last rites for his wife Sunanda Puskhar at a cremation ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor (C) gestures after performing the last rites for his wife Sunanda Puskhar at a cremation ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man, smokes a chillum (pipe) at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, in Allahabad January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man, smokes a chillum (pipe) at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, in Allahabad January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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Hindu pilgrims dry their saree, a traditional cloth used for women's clothing, after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, in Allahabad January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Hindu pilgrims dry their saree, a traditional cloth used for women's clothing, after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, in Allahabad January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A policeman stands guard at the venue of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national council meeting at Ramlila ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A policeman stands guard at the venue of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national council meeting at Ramlila ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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(From L to R) Rajnath Singh, president of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for BJP and Gujarat's chief minister, and Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, attend their party's national council meeting at Ramlila ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

(From L to R) Rajnath Singh, president of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for BJP and Gujarat's chief minister, and Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, attend their party's national council meeting at Ramlila ground in New Delhi January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Indian folk dancers perform during the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Indian folk dancers perform during the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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