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People help a woman disembark from an Indian Navy helicopter at a relief camp after being rescued from a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People help a woman disembark from an Indian Navy helicopter at a relief camp after being rescued from a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People help a woman disembark from an Indian Navy helicopter at a relief camp after being rescued from a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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The body of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wrapped in a national flag is taken to India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi,  August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

The body of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wrapped in a national flag is taken to India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

The body of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wrapped in a national flag is taken to India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in Kerala, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inside the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi,  August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inside the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inside the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Sahar Bhan Bewa, whose name is excluded from the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), poses for a picture inside her house in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 3, 2018.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Sahar Bhan Bewa, whose name is excluded from the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), poses for a picture inside her house in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Sahar Bhan Bewa, whose name is excluded from the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), poses for a picture inside her house in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man sits in a boat on the waters of the Brahmaputra river near the international border between India and Bangladesh in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 4, 2018. Picture taken August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man sits in a boat on the waters of the Brahmaputra river near the international border between India and Bangladesh in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 4, 2018. Picture taken August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man sits in a boat on the waters of the Brahmaputra river near the international border between India and Bangladesh in Dhubri district, in the northeastern state of Assam, August 4, 2018. Picture taken August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Amit Shah, president of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) addresses the media outside the residence of the country's former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Amit Shah, president of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) addresses the media outside the residence of the country's former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Amit Shah, president of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) addresses the media outside the residence of the country's former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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An attendant at a fuel station arranges rupee notes in Kolkata, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An attendant at a fuel station arranges rupee notes in Kolkata, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An attendant at a fuel station arranges rupee notes in Kolkata, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Schoolchildren pray for the speedy recovery of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Schoolchildren pray for the speedy recovery of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Schoolchildren pray for the speedy recovery of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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School girls hold umbrellas as they perform during  Independence Day celebrations in Agartala, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

School girls hold umbrellas as they perform during Independence Day celebrations in Agartala, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

School girls hold umbrellas as they perform during Independence Day celebrations in Agartala, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Girls hold the Indian national flags as they attend a flag hoisting ceremony during Independence Day celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Girls hold the Indian national flags as they attend a flag hoisting ceremony during Independence Day celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Girls hold the Indian national flags as they attend a flag hoisting ceremony during Independence Day celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A worker checks a 500 Indian rupee note as a man fills diesel in containers at a fuel station in Kolkata, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker checks a 500 Indian rupee note as a man fills diesel in containers at a fuel station in Kolkata, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker checks a 500 Indian rupee note as a man fills diesel in containers at a fuel station in Kolkata, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Jet Airways flight information is seen at check-in counters inside the international airport in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Jet Airways flight information is seen at check-in counters inside the international airport in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Jet Airways flight information is seen at check-in counters inside the international airport in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Men unload worn-out rubber tyres from a vehicle at a scrap yard on the outskirts of Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men unload worn-out rubber tyres from a vehicle at a scrap yard on the outskirts of Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men unload worn-out rubber tyres from a vehicle at a scrap yard on the outskirts of Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A labourer carries a sack of onions to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A labourer carries a sack of onions to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A labourer carries a sack of onions to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man loses his balance as he gets drenched by a large wave during high tide at a seafront in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man loses his balance as he gets drenched by a large wave during high tide at a seafront in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man loses his balance as he gets drenched by a large wave during high tide at a seafront in Mumbai, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A labourer carries food items on a tricycle to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A labourer carries food items on a tricycle to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A labourer carries food items on a tricycle to deliver at a retail shop in Kolkata, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers march during a full dress rehearsal for India's Independence Day parade in Agartala, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers march during a full dress rehearsal for India's Independence Day parade in Agartala, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers march during a full dress rehearsal for India's Independence Day parade in Agartala, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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