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Christmas cheer

Children cheer around men dressed as Santa Claus during Christmas celebrations inside their school in Agartala, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Children cheer around men dressed as Santa Claus during Christmas celebrations inside their school in Agartala, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Children cheer around men dressed as Santa Claus during Christmas celebrations inside their school in Agartala, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A person dressed as Santa Claus distributes sweets to inmates during Christmas celebrations inside Kot Bhalwal jail, on the outskirts of Jammu, India, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A person dressed as Santa Claus distributes sweets to inmates during Christmas celebrations inside Kot Bhalwal jail, on the outskirts of Jammu, India, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A person dressed as Santa Claus distributes sweets to inmates during Christmas celebrations inside Kot Bhalwal jail, on the outskirts of Jammu, India, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A vendor yawns as he sells Christmas goodies at a market area ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor yawns as he sells Christmas goodies at a market area ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor yawns as he sells Christmas goodies at a market area ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A boy wearing a Christmas themed eye-gear poses for a picture at a market area ahead of Christmas, in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A boy wearing a Christmas themed eye-gear poses for a picture at a market area ahead of Christmas, in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A boy wearing a Christmas themed eye-gear poses for a picture at a market area ahead of Christmas, in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A child plays with a model of Santa Claus outside a shop in Mumbai, India, 17 December, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A child plays with a model of Santa Claus outside a shop in Mumbai, India, 17 December, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A child plays with a model of Santa Claus outside a shop in Mumbai, India, 17 December, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A vendor hangs decorative items in front of his shop ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor hangs decorative items in front of his shop ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor hangs decorative items in front of his shop ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An artisan applies finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop before transporting it to a shopping mall ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An artisan applies finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop before transporting it to a shopping mall ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An artisan applies finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop before transporting it to a shopping mall ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A worker cleans a statue of Jesus Christ inside a church ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker cleans a statue of Jesus Christ inside a church ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker cleans a statue of Jesus Christ inside a church ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, India, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man decorates the ceiling of a church ahead of Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2018 REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man decorates the ceiling of a church ahead of Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2018 REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man decorates the ceiling of a church ahead of Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2018 REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A worker gives finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus inside a workshop ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker gives finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus inside a workshop ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker gives finishing touches to a model of Santa Claus inside a workshop ahead of Christmas, in Kolkata, India, November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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