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Ramadan in India

Muslim men pray as they sit before their iftar (breaking of fast) meal next to a train passing on a railway platform during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Kolkata, India May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Muslim men pray as they sit before their iftar (breaking of fast) meal next to a train passing on a railway platform during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Kolkata, India May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Muslim men pray as they sit before their iftar (breaking of fast) meal next to a train passing on a railway platform during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Kolkata, India May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Muslim man prepares plates of food for Iftar meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Muslim man prepares plates of food for Iftar meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Muslim man prepares plates of food for Iftar meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Muslim men wait to have their Iftar (breaking fast) meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Muslim men wait to have their Iftar (breaking fast) meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Muslim men wait to have their Iftar (breaking fast) meals inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Muslims offer prayers after breaking their fast during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims offer prayers after breaking their fast during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims offer prayers after breaking their fast during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Muslims wait to have Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims wait to have Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims wait to have Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Muslims wait for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims wait for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Muslims wait for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A Muslim boy prepares plates of food for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A Muslim boy prepares plates of food for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A Muslim boy prepares plates of food for Iftar inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims perform prayers on a road outside a mosque on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims pray inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims pray inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims pray inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslims offer prayers inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Muslim man reads the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Muslim man reads the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Muslim man reads the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslims read the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Muslims read the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Muslims read the Koran inside a mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Muslims rest inside a mosque after offering prayers during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Muslims rest inside a mosque after offering prayers during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Muslims rest inside a mosque after offering prayers during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man carries Iftar meals to distribute on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man carries Iftar meals to distribute on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man carries Iftar meals to distribute on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People eat Iftar meals on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A Muslim man prays as he and others assemble to spot the crescent moon, on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Muslim man prays as he and others assemble to spot the crescent moon, on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Muslim man prays as he and others assemble to spot the crescent moon, on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Ahmedabad, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Muslim women offer prayers at the shrine of Sufi Saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslim women offer prayers at the shrine of Sufi Saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Muslim women offer prayers at the shrine of Sufi Saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Young boys learn to read the Koran at Jammu Kashmir Al-Falah Yateem Trust, an orphanage, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Young boys learn to read the Koran at Jammu Kashmir Al-Falah Yateem Trust, an orphanage, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Young boys learn to read the Koran at Jammu Kashmir Al-Falah Yateem Trust, an orphanage, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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