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Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees pull an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, as it is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees hold a baby aloft as others carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees hold a baby aloft as others carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018....more

Devotees hold a baby aloft as others carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Shi'ite Muslim women mourn during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Shi'ite Muslim women mourn during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Shi'ite Muslim women mourn during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is escorted by police outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in Kerala, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is escorted by police outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in Kerala, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is escorted by police outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in Kerala, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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An elderly man wearing a traditional turban sips tea from a saucer as he poses for a picture outside his house on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An elderly man wearing a traditional turban sips tea from a saucer as he poses for a picture outside his house on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An elderly man wearing a traditional turban sips tea from a saucer as he poses for a picture outside his house on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is pictured outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, September 19, 2018. Picture taken September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is pictured outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, September 19, 2018. Picture taken September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Bishop Franco Mulakkal (2nd R), accused of raping a nun, is pictured outside a crime branch office on the outskirts of Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, September 19, 2018. Picture taken September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Transgender women apply make-up as they get ready backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Transgender women apply make-up as they get ready backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Transgender women apply make-up as they get ready backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A transgender woman waits backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A transgender woman waits backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A transgender woman waits backstage to perform during an event to raise funds for their community in Mumbai, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Fans attend a prayer ceremony for the victory of the Indian cricket team before the start of their one-day international match against Pakistan at the Asia Cup in Dubai, in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Fans attend a prayer ceremony for the victory of the Indian cricket team before the start of their one-day international match against Pakistan at the Asia Cup in Dubai, in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in...more

Fans attend a prayer ceremony for the victory of the Indian cricket team before the start of their one-day international match against Pakistan at the Asia Cup in Dubai, in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession in Ahmedabad,  September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession in Ahmedabad, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Shi'ite Muslim mourners attend a Muharram procession in Ahmedabad, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People shout slogans during a protest against the Indian cabinet's approval of instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq" making it a punishable offence, in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People shout slogans during a protest against the Indian cabinet's approval of instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq" making it a punishable offence, in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People shout slogans during a protest against the Indian cabinet's approval of instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq" making it a punishable offence, in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A boy wearing a Pheta, a traditional turban, poses for a picture in a street in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy wearing a Pheta, a traditional turban, poses for a picture in a street in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy wearing a Pheta, a traditional turban, poses for a picture in a street in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman adjusts a hijab on a mannequin at her shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman adjusts a hijab on a mannequin at her shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman adjusts a hijab on a mannequin at her shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Mannequins displaying hijabs are pictured at a shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Mannequins displaying hijabs are pictured at a shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Mannequins displaying hijabs are pictured at a shop in Mumbai, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Police detain activists of India s main opposition Congress Party during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police detain activists of India s main opposition Congress Party during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police detain activists of India s main opposition Congress Party during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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An activist of India s main opposition Congress Party shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An activist of India s main opposition Congress Party shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An activist of India s main opposition Congress Party shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a protest, demanding total waiver of agricultural loans in Gandhinagar, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Protestors shout slogans during a protest against the rape of a nineteen-year-old girl, in Rewari in the northern state of Haryana, in New Delhi, September 17, 2018. The posters read "Mr. Modi, a girl can only study if she survives" and "A country that does not respect women will not grow." REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors shout slogans during a protest against the rape of a nineteen-year-old girl, in Rewari in the northern state of Haryana, in New Delhi, September 17, 2018. The posters read "Mr. Modi, a girl can only study if she survives" and "A country...more

Protestors shout slogans during a protest against the rape of a nineteen-year-old girl, in Rewari in the northern state of Haryana, in New Delhi, September 17, 2018. The posters read "Mr. Modi, a girl can only study if she survives" and "A country that does not respect women will not grow." REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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The wife of a taxi driver offers prayer in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

The wife of a taxi driver offers prayer in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

The wife of a taxi driver offers prayer in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A police officer has weapons blessed by a priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Nagaon, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A police officer has weapons blessed by a priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Nagaon, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A police officer has weapons blessed by a priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Nagaon, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A taxi driver offers prayer in front of his taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver offers prayer in front of his taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver offers prayer in front of his taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a wholesale market in Kolkata, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a wholesale market in Kolkata, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a wholesale market in Kolkata, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse into the Arabian Sea on the fifth day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse into the Arabian Sea on the fifth day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse into the Arabian Sea on the fifth day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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