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A woman walks past a poster pasted on a wall outside the house of Yogesh Raj, a Hindu activist, in Nayabans village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, India December 5, 2018. Picture taken December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman walks past a poster pasted on a wall outside the house of Yogesh Raj, a Hindu activist, in Nayabans village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, India December 5, 2018. Picture taken December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman walks past a poster pasted on a wall outside the house of Yogesh Raj, a Hindu activist, in Nayabans village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, India December 5, 2018. Picture taken December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, and his wife Nita Ambani after her arrival in Udaipur to attend pre-wedding celebrations of their daughter Isha Ambani in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, December 8, 2018. Reliance Industries/Handout via REUTERS

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, and his wife Nita Ambani after her arrival in Udaipur to attend pre-wedding celebrations of their daughter Isha Ambani in the desert state of...more

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, and his wife Nita Ambani after her arrival in Udaipur to attend pre-wedding celebrations of their daughter Isha Ambani in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, December 8, 2018. Reliance Industries/Handout via REUTERS
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A woman carries a basket of cow-dung through a frost-covered field on a foggy morning in Srinagar December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman carries a basket of cow-dung through a frost-covered field on a foggy morning in Srinagar December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman carries a basket of cow-dung through a frost-covered field on a foggy morning in Srinagar December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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An artist gets ready backstage to perform an Indian art form of dance called "Ottamthullal" at the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

An artist gets ready backstage to perform an Indian art form of dance called "Ottamthullal" at the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at...more

An artist gets ready backstage to perform an Indian art form of dance called "Ottamthullal" at the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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People watch Ingrid Newkirk, the President of PETA (People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing a fish costume between models of fish, to protest against their killing and consumption, on a pavement in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People watch Ingrid Newkirk, the President of PETA (People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing a fish costume between models of fish, to protest against their killing and consumption, on a pavement in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018....more

People watch Ingrid Newkirk, the President of PETA (People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing a fish costume between models of fish, to protest against their killing and consumption, on a pavement in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Construction workers install glass on the exterior of Gulita, a bungalow which according to local media will be the marital home of Isha Ambani, daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Construction workers install glass on the exterior of Gulita, a bungalow which according to local media will be the marital home of Isha Ambani, daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018....more

Construction workers install glass on the exterior of Gulita, a bungalow which according to local media will be the marital home of Isha Ambani, daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Photographs of B.R. Ambedkar, an Indian politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, are seen on calendars as people gather to mark his death anniversary in Mumbai, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Photographs of B.R. Ambedkar, an Indian politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, are seen on calendars as people gather to mark his death anniversary in Mumbai, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Photographs of B.R. Ambedkar, an Indian politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, are seen on calendars as people gather to mark his death anniversary in Mumbai, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in  New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018....more

People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018....more

People shout slogans during a demonstration organised by the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Members of the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" shout slogans during a demonstration to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in  New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Members of the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" shout slogans during a demonstration to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018....more

Members of the Hindu hardline group "United Hindu Front" shout slogans during a demonstration to mark the 26th anniversary of the razing of a 16th century Babri mosque by a Hindu mob in the town of Ayodhya, in New Delhi, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Pipes are used to drain water out of a lake after villagers fear it was contaminated after the discovery of the body of a woman infected with HIV, in Morab village in Karnataka, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Pipes are used to drain water out of a lake after villagers fear it was contaminated after the discovery of the body of a woman infected with HIV, in Morab village in Karnataka, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Pipes are used to drain water out of a lake after villagers fear it was contaminated after the discovery of the body of a woman infected with HIV, in Morab village in Karnataka, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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People light candles in a formation to pay homage to B.R. Ambedkar, a politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, on his death anniversary in Ahmedabad, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People light candles in a formation to pay homage to B.R. Ambedkar, a politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, on his death anniversary in Ahmedabad, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People light candles in a formation to pay homage to B.R. Ambedkar, a politician who was involved in the drafting of the Indian constitution, on his death anniversary in Ahmedabad, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A charred vehicle is seen after it was burnt by a mob during a protest on Monday, in Chingrawti village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A charred vehicle is seen after it was burnt by a mob during a protest on Monday, in Chingrawti village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A charred vehicle is seen after it was burnt by a mob during a protest on Monday, in Chingrawti village in Bulandshahr district, Uttar Pradesh, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People stand on caparisoned elephants during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People stand on caparisoned elephants during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5,...more

People stand on caparisoned elephants during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum and trumpets concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A mahout sits in between the elephants before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A mahout sits in between the elephants before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December...more

A mahout sits in between the elephants before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in...more

A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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People shout slogans during a protest rally against sexual harassment in Kolkata, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People shout slogans during a protest rally against sexual harassment in Kolkata, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People shout slogans during a protest rally against sexual harassment in Kolkata, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People disembark from a boat on Ghoramara Island, September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People disembark from a boat on Ghoramara Island, September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People disembark from a boat on Ghoramara Island, September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man shouts slogans as he attends a rally organised by the West Bengal State Jamiat-e-Ulama, an Islamic organisation, to support communal harmony, in Kolkata, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man shouts slogans as he attends a rally organised by the West Bengal State Jamiat-e-Ulama, an Islamic organisation, to support communal harmony, in Kolkata, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man shouts slogans as he attends a rally organised by the West Bengal State Jamiat-e-Ulama, an Islamic organisation, to support communal harmony, in Kolkata, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A family prays with their passports in front of the idol of the Hindu god Hanuman as they seek blessings to acquire visa to fulfill their dream of going abroad, at Visa Hanuman Temple, in Ahmedabad, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A family prays with their passports in front of the idol of the Hindu god Hanuman as they seek blessings to acquire visa to fulfill their dream of going abroad, at Visa Hanuman Temple, in Ahmedabad, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A family prays with their passports in front of the idol of the Hindu god Hanuman as they seek blessings to acquire visa to fulfill their dream of going abroad, at Visa Hanuman Temple, in Ahmedabad, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband singer Nick Jonas arrive for a photo opportunity at their wedding reception in New Delhi, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband singer Nick Jonas arrive for a photo opportunity at their wedding reception in New Delhi, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband singer Nick Jonas arrive for a photo opportunity at their wedding reception in New Delhi, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Men work on a Ferris wheel at a fair in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men work on a Ferris wheel at a fair in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Men work on a Ferris wheel at a fair in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Brides wait to take their wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 65 Muslim couples took their wedding vows in Ahmedabad, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Brides wait to take their wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 65 Muslim couples took their wedding vows in Ahmedabad, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Brides wait to take their wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 65 Muslim couples took their wedding vows in Ahmedabad, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, attend "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, attend "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, attend "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman stands on the debris of her house which according to local media was damaged in a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Mujgund on the outskirts of Srinagar, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman stands on the debris of her house which according to local media was damaged in a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Mujgund on the outskirts of Srinagar, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman stands on the debris of her house which according to local media was damaged in a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Mujgund on the outskirts of Srinagar, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A supporter of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman dances during "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A supporter of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman dances during "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan...more

A supporter of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organisation, dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman dances during "Dharma Sabha" or a religious congregation organised by the VHP in New Delhi, India, December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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