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Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Boys help a woman to board a boat to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries a water bucket as he wades through a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A policeman helps a man to cross a flooded lane on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, August 20. 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A student gets her make-up done before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A student gets her make-up done before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A student gets her make-up done before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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A student has her face painted before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A student has her face painted before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A student has her face painted before taking part in a cultural event to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, inside a college in Mumbai, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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Children dressed up as Hindu Lord Krishna pose during Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Agartala, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Children dressed up as Hindu Lord Krishna pose during Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Agartala, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Children dressed up as Hindu Lord Krishna pose during Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Agartala, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Students break a "Handi", or an earthen pot, as they take part in Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Students break a "Handi", or an earthen pot, as they take part in Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Students break a "Handi", or an earthen pot, as they take part in Janmashtami, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, festival celebrations inside a school in Ahmedabad, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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An Indian security personnel stands guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security personnel stands guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security personnel stands guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Indian security personnel stop Kashmiri residents as they stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian security personnel stop Kashmiri residents as they stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish...more

Indian security personnel stop Kashmiri residents as they stand guard on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People protest against the detention of political leaders in Kashmir after the scrapping of the special constitutional status by the Indian government, in New Delhi, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People protest against the detention of political leaders in Kashmir after the scrapping of the special constitutional status by the Indian government, in New Delhi, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People protest against the detention of political leaders in Kashmir after the scrapping of the special constitutional status by the Indian government, in New Delhi, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Supporters of Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Supporters of Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Supporters of Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Supporters of Congress party block a road during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Supporters of Congress party block a road during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Supporters of Congress party block a road during a protest against the arrest of former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram, in Kolkata, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Kashmiris ride on a scooter past the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions, after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiris ride on a scooter past the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions, after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiris ride on a scooter past the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions, after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A supporter of India's former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram tries to stop a vehicle carrying Chidambaram after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in his residence in New Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

A supporter of India's former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram tries to stop a vehicle carrying Chidambaram after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in his residence in New Delhi, August 21, 2019....more

A supporter of India's former Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram tries to stop a vehicle carrying Chidambaram after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in his residence in New Delhi, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Kashmiri man and a girl ride on a bicycle past closed shops during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri man and a girl ride on a bicycle past closed shops during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri man and a girl ride on a bicycle past closed shops during restrictions after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood during restrictions, after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood during restrictions, after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian...more

A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood during restrictions, after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Kashmiri masked protester stands near a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri masked protester stands near a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish...more

A Kashmiri masked protester stands near a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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