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A Muslim man sits on a chair on a roadside pavement in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A Muslim man sits on a chair on a roadside pavement in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A Muslim man sits on a chair on a roadside pavement in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Medical students shout slogans during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Medical students shout slogans during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Medical students shout slogans during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Medical students scuffle with police during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Medical students scuffle with police during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Medical students scuffle with police during a protest against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which they say will result in deterioration of medical studies and services, in New Delhi, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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The damaged car involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at a police station near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

The damaged car involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at a police station near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh, August...more

The damaged car involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at a police station near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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The damaged truck involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at the accident site near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

The damaged truck involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at the accident site near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh,...more

The damaged truck involved in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, is seen at the accident site near Raebareli, in Uttar Pradesh, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel carry their shoes as they wade through a water-logged street after heavy rain in Srinagar August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel carry their shoes as they wade through a water-logged street after heavy rain in Srinagar August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel carry their shoes as they wade through a water-logged street after heavy rain in Srinagar August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A woman cries before the funeral prayers of Fayaz Ahmad Thokar, a suspected militant commander who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Tuesday, in south Kashmir's Tral town, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman cries before the funeral prayers of Fayaz Ahmad Thokar, a suspected militant commander who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Tuesday, in south Kashmir's Tral town, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Danish...more

A woman cries before the funeral prayers of Fayaz Ahmad Thokar, a suspected militant commander who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Tuesday, in south Kashmir's Tral town, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) distribute sweets to celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in New Delhi, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) distribute sweets to celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in...more

Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) distribute sweets to celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in New Delhi, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in New Delhi, July 31, 2019. The placards read: "Gift from Modi government, honour to Muslim women". REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in New Delhi, July 31,...more

Muslim women along with supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate after India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, in New Delhi, July 31, 2019. The placards read: "Gift from Modi government, honour to Muslim women". REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People perform prayers during a "Tharpanam", a ritual to honour the souls of their deceased ancestors, on a beach in Chennai, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

People perform prayers during a "Tharpanam", a ritual to honour the souls of their deceased ancestors, on a beach in Chennai, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

People perform prayers during a "Tharpanam", a ritual to honour the souls of their deceased ancestors, on a beach in Chennai, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019....more

Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019....more

Activists shout slogans during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Activists from India's main opposition Congress party try to cross a police barricade during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in Lucknow, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar

Activists from India's main opposition Congress party try to cross a police barricade during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata...more

Activists from India's main opposition Congress party try to cross a police barricade during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in Lucknow, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar
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An activist from India's main opposition Congress party shouts slogans from a police bus during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in Lucknow, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar

An activist from India's main opposition Congress party shouts slogans from a police bus during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata...more

An activist from India's main opposition Congress party shouts slogans from a police bus during a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in Lucknow, July 30, 2019. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar
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People hold their mobile phone torches as they take part in a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People hold their mobile phone torches as they take part in a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured,...more

People hold their mobile phone torches as they take part in a protest demanding investigation in a highway collision in which a woman who is fighting a rape case against a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was critically injured, in New Delhi, July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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