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A Kashmiri girl wearing a mask looks on at the shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint, in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri girl wearing a mask looks on at the shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint, in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri girl wearing a mask looks on at the shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint, in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Police use a water cannon to disperse supporters of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against, what the supporters say, economic slowdown in the country, in Gandhinagar, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police use a water cannon to disperse supporters of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against, what the supporters say, economic slowdown in the country, in Gandhinagar, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police use a water cannon to disperse supporters of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against, what the supporters say, economic slowdown in the country, in Gandhinagar, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman cries as she waits outside a mortuary to receive the body of her relative who died in a fire that swept through a factory where labourers were sleeping on Sunday, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman cries as she waits outside a mortuary to receive the body of her relative who died in a fire that swept through a factory where labourers were sleeping on Sunday, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman cries as she waits outside a mortuary to receive the body of her relative who died in a fire that swept through a factory where labourers were sleeping on Sunday, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators carry effigies during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Demonstrators carry effigies during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Demonstrators carry effigies during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Activists from Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Seva Dal hold toy pistols and placards during a protest following the death of a 23-year-old rape victim, after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists in Unnao, in Kolkata, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Activists from Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Seva Dal hold toy pistols and placards during a protest following the death of a 23-year-old rape victim, after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists in...more

Activists from Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Seva Dal hold toy pistols and placards during a protest following the death of a 23-year-old rape victim, after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists in Unnao, in Kolkata, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest organised by National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, against fee hikes and to demand better education in New Delhi, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest organised by National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, against fee hikes and to demand better education in New Delhi, December 10,...more

Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest organised by National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, against fee hikes and to demand better education in New Delhi, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Girls react during a training session at a self-defence class in Mumbai, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Girls react during a training session at a self-defence class in Mumbai, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Girls react during a training session at a self-defence class in Mumbai, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Demonstrators burn copies of Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, during a protest in New Delhi, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators burn copies of Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, during a protest in New Delhi, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators burn copies of Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, during a protest in New Delhi, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 11, 2019....more

Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in Guwahati, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Workers are pictured at the construction site of Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, which according to local media is the largest cricket stadium in the world with a seating capacity of around 110,000, in Ahmedabad, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers are pictured at the construction site of Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, which according to local media is the largest cricket stadium in the world with a seating capacity of around 110,000, in Ahmedabad, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers are pictured at the construction site of Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, which according to local media is the largest cricket stadium in the world with a seating capacity of around 110,000, in Ahmedabad, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against a proposed fee hike, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against a proposed fee hike, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against a proposed fee hike, in New Delhi, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Kashmiri Muslims react upon seeing a relic of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint also known as Shah-e-Baghdad (King of Baghdad), being displayed on his death anniversary at his shrine in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Muslims react upon seeing a relic of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint also known as Shah-e-Baghdad (King of Baghdad), being displayed on his death anniversary at his shrine in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Muslims react upon seeing a relic of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, a Sufi saint also known as Shah-e-Baghdad (King of Baghdad), being displayed on his death anniversary at his shrine in Srinagar December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Police detain a protester outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police detain a protester outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, India,...more

Police detain a protester outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A police officer runs for cover as protestors throw stones outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A police officer runs for cover as protestors throw stones outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring...more

A police officer runs for cover as protestors throw stones outside Jamia Millia Islamia University during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protesters shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 14, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protesters shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India,...more

Protesters shout slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 14, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protesters run for cover amid tear gas fired by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protesters run for cover amid tear gas fired by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, outside the Jamia Millia...more

Protesters run for cover amid tear gas fired by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman cleans her boat after a snowfall in Srinagar, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman cleans her boat after a snowfall in Srinagar, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman cleans her boat after a snowfall in Srinagar, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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An artisan prepares a giant face of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop ahead of Christmas celebrations, in Kolkata, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An artisan prepares a giant face of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop ahead of Christmas celebrations, in Kolkata, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An artisan prepares a giant face of Santa Claus made of polystyrene, at a road side workshop ahead of Christmas celebrations, in Kolkata, India, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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