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A chef applies finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad,  December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A chef applies finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A chef applies finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Chefs apply finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Chefs apply finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Chefs apply finishing touches to a 56-feet-long Christmas plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People sit on a promenade illuminated with coloured lights as part of Christmas celebrations in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People sit on a promenade illuminated with coloured lights as part of Christmas celebrations in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People sit on a promenade illuminated with coloured lights as part of Christmas celebrations in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A vendor sells Christmas goodies as worshippers arrive to attend a mass at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A vendor sells Christmas goodies as worshippers arrive to attend a mass at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A vendor sells Christmas goodies as worshippers arrive to attend a mass at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Worshippers arrive to attend a mass on Christmas Eve at a church in Mumbai, December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A priest prays during a mass as a boy plays during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A priest prays during a mass as a boy plays during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A priest prays during a mass as a boy plays during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People pray during a mass as a girl dances during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People pray during a mass as a girl dances during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People pray during a mass as a girl dances during the Christmas celebration at a church in New Delhi, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Christian priest holds a chalice and the Eucharist at a prayer session inside a church during Christmas celebrations in Chandigarh, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A Christian priest holds a chalice and the Eucharist at a prayer session inside a church during Christmas celebrations in Chandigarh, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A Christian priest holds a chalice and the Eucharist at a prayer session inside a church during Christmas celebrations in Chandigarh, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A woman prays at a church during Christmas celebrations in Kolkata, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman prays at a church during Christmas celebrations in Kolkata, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman prays at a church during Christmas celebrations in Kolkata, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman kisses a figure of baby Jesus at a church during the Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman kisses a figure of baby Jesus at a church during the Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman kisses a figure of baby Jesus at a church during the Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Christian priests perform prayers at a church during Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Christian priests perform prayers at a church during Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Christian priests perform prayers at a church during Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, December 25, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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