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A man polishes an earthen pitcher typically used during Garba, a folk dance, inside a workshop ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man polishes an earthen pitcher typically used during Garba, a folk dance, inside a workshop ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India,...more

A man polishes an earthen pitcher typically used during Garba, a folk dance, inside a workshop ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A student wearing a mask holds a placard with a message as she takes part in a Global Climate Strike rally in Kolkata, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student wearing a mask holds a placard with a message as she takes part in a Global Climate Strike rally in Kolkata, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student wearing a mask holds a placard with a message as she takes part in a Global Climate Strike rally in Kolkata, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Police detain an activist of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against an economic slowdown, in New Delhi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Police detain an activist of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against an economic slowdown, in New Delhi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Police detain an activist of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party during a protest against an economic slowdown, in New Delhi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman crosses a road as it rains in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman crosses a road as it rains in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman crosses a road as it rains in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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A student pastes a poster with a message on a wall while taking part in a global climate change strike rally in Kochi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A student pastes a poster with a message on a wall while taking part in a global climate change strike rally in Kochi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A student pastes a poster with a message on a wall while taking part in a global climate change strike rally in Kochi, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A woman is seen seen through a rain covered window of a taxi in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman is seen seen through a rain covered window of a taxi in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman is seen seen through a rain covered window of a taxi in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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Traders hold placards as they take part in a protest rally against the central government's decision to impose a nationwide ban on single-use plastic products, in Ahmedabad, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Traders hold placards as they take part in a protest rally against the central government's decision to impose a nationwide ban on single-use plastic products, in Ahmedabad, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Traders hold placards as they take part in a protest rally against the central government's decision to impose a nationwide ban on single-use plastic products, in Ahmedabad, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Boys walk on a promenade along the Arabian Sea as smog covers Mumbai skyline, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

Boys walk on a promenade along the Arabian Sea as smog covers Mumbai skyline, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

Boys walk on a promenade along the Arabian Sea as smog covers Mumbai skyline, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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People walk past parked taxis during a strike called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) against steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, outside a railway station in New Delhi, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People walk past parked taxis during a strike called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) against steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, outside a railway station in New Delhi, India, September 19, 2019....more

People walk past parked taxis during a strike called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) against steep hikes in traffic fines imposed by the central government, outside a railway station in New Delhi, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A devotee carries an idol of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee carries an idol of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee carries an idol of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Supply trucks are parked inside empty Mustafa Memorial Fruit Mandi, a wholesale fruit market, in Sopore, north Kashmir, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supply trucks are parked inside empty Mustafa Memorial Fruit Mandi, a wholesale fruit market, in Sopore, north Kashmir, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supply trucks are parked inside empty Mustafa Memorial Fruit Mandi, a wholesale fruit market, in Sopore, north Kashmir, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women row a small boat in the waters of Dal lake, in Srinagar, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women row a small boat in the waters of Dal lake, in Srinagar, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women row a small boat in the waters of Dal lake, in Srinagar, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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School children try on a space suit during an exhibition on space technology organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a college in Mumbai, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

School children try on a space suit during an exhibition on space technology organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a college in Mumbai, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

School children try on a space suit during an exhibition on space technology organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a college in Mumbai, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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A Hindu priest worships next to weapons belonging to Tripura State Rifles during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Agartala, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A Hindu priest worships next to weapons belonging to Tripura State Rifles during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Agartala, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A Hindu priest worships next to weapons belonging to Tripura State Rifles during the Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Agartala, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A taxi driver and his wife offer prayers in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja, or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver and his wife offer prayers in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja, or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver and his wife offer prayers in front of their taxi during the Vishwakarma Puja, or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata, India, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A cake is seen during an event to mark Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school, in New Delhi, India, September 17, 2019. The writing on the cake reads: "Happy Birthday Modiji for scrapping of the Article 370 from Kashmir." REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A cake is seen during an event to mark Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school, in New Delhi, India, September 17, 2019. The writing on the cake reads: "Happy Birthday Modiji for scrapping of the Article 370 from Kashmir."...more

A cake is seen during an event to mark Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school, in New Delhi, India, September 17, 2019. The writing on the cake reads: "Happy Birthday Modiji for scrapping of the Article 370 from Kashmir." REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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School girls listen to their teacher (not pictured) during a lecture on the Article 370, a special constitutional status for Kashmir which was scrapped by the Indian government last month, to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school in Ahmedabad, India, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School girls listen to their teacher (not pictured) during a lecture on the Article 370, a special constitutional status for Kashmir which was scrapped by the Indian government last month, to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school...more

School girls listen to their teacher (not pictured) during a lecture on the Article 370, a special constitutional status for Kashmir which was scrapped by the Indian government last month, to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday at a school in Ahmedabad, India, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man cleans a road next to idols of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, kept on display for sale ahead of the Vishwakarma festival in Kolkata, India, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man cleans a road next to idols of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, kept on display for sale ahead of the Vishwakarma festival in Kolkata, India, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man cleans a road next to idols of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, kept on display for sale ahead of the Vishwakarma festival in Kolkata, India, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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