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Life at Tihar Jail

<p>Inmates sew clothes at a tailoring unit inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. South Asia's largest prison - the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi - is helping transform the lives of its inmates through vocational training in diverse fields to prepare them for a fresh start once they are released. Picture taken May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Inmates sew clothes at a tailoring unit inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. South Asia's largest prison - the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi - is helping transform the lives of its inmates through vocational training in diverse...more

Inmates sew clothes at a tailoring unit inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. South Asia's largest prison - the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi - is helping transform the lives of its inmates through vocational training in diverse fields to prepare them for a fresh start once they are released. Picture taken May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Inmates pack cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. A variety of goods ranging from crispy potato chips and crunchy cookies, to formal shirts, school desks, and herbal products are sold under the TJ'S (Tihar Jail) brand, to generate awareness about the positive activities happening inside the prison walls. Picture taken May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Inmates pack cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. A variety of goods ranging from crispy potato chips and crunchy cookies, to formal shirts, school desks, and herbal products are sold under the TJ'S (Tihar...more

Inmates pack cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. A variety of goods ranging from crispy potato chips and crunchy cookies, to formal shirts, school desks, and herbal products are sold under the TJ'S (Tihar Jail) brand, to generate awareness about the positive activities happening inside the prison walls. Picture taken May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate packs rusks at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011.REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate packs rusks at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011.REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate packs rusks at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011.REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate stamps labels that will be used in the packaging of baked products inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate stamps labels that will be used in the packaging of baked products inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate stamps labels that will be used in the packaging of baked products inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate works at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate works at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate works at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate pushes a trolley loaded with bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate pushes a trolley loaded with bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate pushes a trolley loaded with bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Inmates stand behind stacked bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Inmates stand behind stacked bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Inmates stand behind stacked bread at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Inmates prepare cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate pulls a trolley loaded with cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate pulls a trolley loaded with cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate pulls a trolley loaded with cookies at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An inmate prepares potato chips at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

An inmate prepares potato chips at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An inmate prepares potato chips at a bakery inside the Tihar Jail complex in New Delhi May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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