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A Muslim devotee performs a stunt at a procession during the festival of Urs which commemorates the death anniversary of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, at Chishti\u0027s shrine in Ajmer, India March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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A Muslim devotee performs a stunt at a procession during the festival of Urs which commemorates the death anniversary of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, at Chishti's shrine in Ajmer, India March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
FILE PHOTO: A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man pays the vendor through Paytm, a digital wallet company, after buying a book during the annual religious festival of Magh Mela in Allahabad, India, January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man pays the vendor through Paytm, a digital wallet company, after buying a book during the annual religious festival of Magh Mela in Allahabad, India, January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash/File Photo

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A Hindu devotee with his back and legs pierced with iron hooks suspends from a crane during an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad, India, July 23, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Hindu devotee with his back and legs pierced with iron hooks suspends from a crane during an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad, India, July 23, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A kanwariya, or a devotee of the Hindu Lord Shiva, wearing a T-shirt with a photograph of Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of India\u0027s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, fills his pots with holy water from the river Ganga for the betterment of his family and the society, in Allahabad, India July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A kanwariya, or a devotee of the Hindu Lord Shiva, wearing a T-shirt with a photograph of Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, fills his pots with holy water from the river Ganga for the betterment of his family and the society, in Allahabad, India July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A performer balances himself on a set of knives during a show of the Rambo Circus on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, July 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A performer balances himself on a set of knives during a show of the Rambo Circus on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, July 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Abhishek N. Chinnappa

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An acrobat performs with lamps during a show of the Rambo Circus on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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An acrobat performs with lamps during a show of the Rambo Circus on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

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A man sits next to a damaged idol of Hindu goddess Kali which was taken out after its immersion in the river Ganges in Haridwar, India, March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man sits next to a damaged idol of Hindu goddess Kali which was taken out after its immersion in the river Ganges in Haridwar, India, March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir\u0027s Kulgam district August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir's Kulgam district August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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A man uses his mobile phone to take pictures of a shopkeeper at a waterlogged street after rainfall in Kolkata, India, July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man uses his mobile phone to take pictures of a shopkeeper at a waterlogged street after rainfall in Kolkata, India, July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A vendor waits for customers as he sells stuffed teddy bears on a pavement in Bengaluru, India June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A vendor waits for customers as he sells stuffed teddy bears on a pavement in Bengaluru, India June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

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A boy poses for a photograph during a high tide in Mumbai, India June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A boy poses for a photograph during a high tide in Mumbai, India June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A grey crow and cow pictured in a Gaushala or cow sanctury in Barsana, India, June13, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A grey crow and cow pictured in a Gaushala or cow sanctury in Barsana, India, June13, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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A performer practices \
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A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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A performer practices \
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A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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A Hindu devotee performs a stunt with fire during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, which will be held on June 25, in Ahmedabad, India, June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Hindu devotee performs a stunt with fire during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, which will be held on June 25, in Ahmedabad, India, June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A man exercises at an Akhada, a traditional clay pit, in Allahabad, India May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A man exercises at an Akhada, a traditional clay pit, in Allahabad, India May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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A cloth is tied around 2-year-old Munna�s ankle by his mother to prevent him from running away, as she works on a roadside nearby, in Jammu, May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A cloth is tied around 2-year-old Munna�s ankle by his mother to prevent him from running away, as she works on a roadside nearby, in Jammu, May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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A performer breaks a coconut with his head during a ceremony to celebrate Gujarat Foundation Day in Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A performer breaks a coconut with his head during a ceremony to celebrate Gujarat Foundation Day in Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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A Hindu devotee hangs from a rope and throws offerings for people to catch during the \
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A Hindu devotee hangs from a rope and throws offerings for people to catch during the "Chadak" ritual, which is held to worship the Hindu deity Lord Shiva, in Kolkata, India April 14, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A tricycle puller brushes his teeth inside a garage in Kolkata, India, March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A tricycle puller brushes his teeth inside a garage in Kolkata, India, March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A child sits in a hammock at a construction site on the outskirts of Jammu March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A child sits in a hammock at a construction site on the outskirts of Jammu March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
Rats drink milk donated by Hindu devotees inside the Karni Mata temple, where thousands of rats are fed, protected and worshipped throughout the year, at Deshnoke near Bikaner, in Rajasthan, India, January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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Rats drink milk donated by Hindu devotees inside the Karni Mata temple, where thousands of rats are fed, protected and worshipped throughout the year, at Deshnoke near Bikaner, in Rajasthan, India, January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A man shaves his face on the balcony of his house at a market area in Kolkata, India, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man shaves his face on the balcony of his house at a market area in Kolkata, India, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A macaque monkey walks along electricity cables in Old Delhi, India February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A macaque monkey walks along electricity cables in Old Delhi, India February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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Women cook meal beside a passing passenger train at a slum area in Kolkata, India, February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Women cook meal beside a passing passenger train at a slum area in Kolkata, India, February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A performer dressed in a chimpanzee costume walks past brides as they arrive at a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 109 tribal, Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows, at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, India February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A performer dressed in a chimpanzee costume walks past brides as they arrive at a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 109 tribal, Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows, at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, India February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A woman searches for lice in the hair of her pet monkey named Ramu, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman searches for lice in the hair of her pet monkey named Ramu, on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A boy holds a snake as he poses for a photograph in Jogi Dera (snake charmers settlement), in the village of Baghpur, in Uttar Pradesh, India November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A boy holds a snake as he poses for a photograph in Jogi Dera (snake charmers settlement), in the village of Baghpur, in Uttar Pradesh, India November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
Ashiq Nath poses for a photograph with a snake in Jogi Dera (snake charmers settlement), in the village of Baghpur, in Uttar Pradesh, India November 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Ashiq Nath poses for a photograph with a snake in Jogi Dera (snake charmers settlement), in the village of Baghpur, in Uttar Pradesh, India November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
Raju, a pet monkey belonging to a laundryman, sits on its owner\u0027s motorbike where it is tied on to prevent the monkey from escaping in Ajmer, India, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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Raju, a pet monkey belonging to a laundryman, sits on its owner's motorbike where it is tied on to prevent the monkey from escaping in Ajmer, India, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
Workers of Torrent Power Limited remove kites tangled up in electric power cables after the end of the kite flying season in Ahmedabad, India, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers of Torrent Power Limited remove kites tangled up in electric power cables after the end of the kite flying season in Ahmedabad, India, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A woman selling plastic containers looks for customers on the banks of the river Ganges on the occasion of Paush Purnima or full moon day, on a cold winter morning during the annual religious festival of Magh Mela, in Allahabad, India January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A woman selling plastic containers looks for customers on the banks of the river Ganges on the occasion of Paush Purnima or full moon day, on a cold winter morning during the annual religious festival of Magh Mela, in Allahabad, India January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
A snow man and a snow woman with \
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A snow man and a snow woman with "Kangris", traditional fire pots, are installed on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar January 8, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
Ashima, 7, plays with her pet chick in a slum in Mumbai, India, January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Ashima, 7, plays with her pet chick in a slum in Mumbai, India, January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Aug 7, 2017 6:45 PM IST
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