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Day In Pics: April 17, 2024

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Ram Navami: Priests at Ayodhya's Ram temple Photo: PTI

Priests perform 'abhishek' of Ram Lalla on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

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Ram Navami: Kanya Puja in Meerut
Ram Navami: Kanya Puja in Meerut Photo: PTI

BJP leader Arun Govil performs 'Kanya Puja' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' during 'Navratri' festival, in Meerut.

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Congress and Samajwadi Party joint PC
Congress and Samajwadi Party joint PC Photo: PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Congress Ghaziabad candidate Dolly Sharma and other leaders during a joint press conference, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Ghaziabad.

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Congress and Samajwadi Party joint PC
Congress and Samajwadi Party joint PC Photo: PTI

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav during a meeting on the sidelines of their joint press conference, in Ghaziabad.

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LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Assam
LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Assam Photo: PTI

Artists perform during a public meeting to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Nalbari district, Assam.

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Ram Navami festival in Mirzapur
Ram Navami festival in Mirzapur Photo: PTI

Devotees perform 'hawan' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival at Vindhyavasini temple, in Mirzapur.

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Ram Navami: Devotees at Ayodhyas Ram temple
Ram Navami: Devotees at Ayodhya's Ram temple Photo: PTI

Devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Ram Temple on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, in Ayodhya.

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Ram Navami festival: Kumari Puja in Kolkata
Ram Navami festival: 'Kumari Puja' in Kolkata Photo: PTI

Girls being worshipped during 'Kumari Puja' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, at the Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, in Kolkata.

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Preparations for LS polls
Preparations for LS polls Photo: PTI

Polling parties leave for election duty after collecting EVMs and other election material ahead of Lok Sabha polls, in Nanital.

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Mehbooba Mufti in Kulgam
Mehbooba Mufti in Kulgam Photo: PTI

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti with supporters during an election rally ahead of Lok Sabha polls, in Kulgam.

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Guwahati Bihu Sammelan
Guwahati Bihu Sammelan Photo: PTI

Winner of the 'Bihu Samragi 2024' title Shiroshri Shaikia with runners up of the event during the Guwahati Bihu Sammelan, in Latasil, Guwahati.

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Ram Navami: Pushkar Dhami performs Kanya Puja
Ram Navami: Pushkar Dhami performs Kanya Puja Photo: PTI

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami performs 'Kanya Puja' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' during 'Navratri' festival.

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Ram Navami Festival: Adityanath performs Kanya Puja
Ram Navami Festival: Adityanath performs 'Kanya Puja' Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performs 'Kanya Puja' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, at Gorakhnath Mandir, in Gorakhpur.

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Ram Navami festival
Ram Navami festival Photo: PTI

Congress North East Delhi candidate Jai Prakash Agarwal performs 'aarti' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, at the Gauri Shankar temple, in New Delhi.

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Ram Navami festival in Patna
Ram Navami festival in Patna Photo: PTI

Priests give a holy bath to the idols of Lord Ram, Goddess Sita, Lord Lakshman and Lord Hanuman with a ‘shankh’ at ISKCON temple on the occasion of the Ram Navami festival, in Patna.

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Ram Navami: Amit Shah offers prayers
Ram Navami: Amit Shah offers prayers Photo: PTI

Union Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at a Ram temple on the occasion of 'Ram Navami', in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

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DMDKs Premalatha campaigns for P Saravanan in TN
DMDK's Premalatha campaigns for P Saravanan in TN Photo: PTI

DMDK leader Premalatha Vijayakanth during a roadshow while campaigning in support of AIADMK candidate from Madurai constituency P Saravanan, in Madurai.

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PM Modi campaigns ahead of LS polls in Assam
PM Modi campaigns ahead of LS polls in Assam Photo: PTI

Supporters cheer during a public meeting addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Nalbari district.

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Ram Navami: PM watches Surya Tilak on Ram Lalla
Ram Navami: PM watches Surya Tilak on Ram Lalla Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi watches the live telecast of 'Surya Tilak' on idol of 'Ram Lalla' at Ayodhya's Ram temple on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival.

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LS polls: TMC releases election manifesto
LS polls: TMC releases election manifesto Photo: PTI/Swapan Mahapatra

TMC leaders Amit Mitra and Derek O'Brien release the party's election manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, in Kolkata.

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Ram Navami festival in Srinagar
'Ram Navami' festival in Srinagar Photo: PTI

Kashmiri Pandits participate in a religious procession on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, in Srinagar.

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LS polls: Priyanka Gandhi in Saharanpur
LS polls: Priyanka Gandhi in Saharanpur Photo: PTI

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra waves at supporters during a roadshow ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Saharanpur.

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Ram Navami: Devotees in Tirupati
Ram Navami: Devotees in Tirupati Photo: PTI

Devotees during celebrations of 'Ram Navami' festival at Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, in Tirupati district.

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Swathi Chandrashekar joins Congress in Ktaka
Swathi Chandrashekar joins Congress in K'taka Photo: PTI

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar with journalist Swathi Chandrashekar after the latter joined the Congress party at KPCC office, in Bengaluru.

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LS polls: Priyanka Gandhis roadshow in Saharanpur
LS polls: Priyanka Gandhi's roadshow in Saharanpur Photo: PTI

Congress supporters gather for party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's roadshow ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Saharanpur.

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Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Karnataka
Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Karnataka Photo: PTI/Shailendra Bhojak

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses an election campaign rally in support of the party’s candidate from Mandya constituency Venkataramane Gowda (Star Chandru) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Mandya district.

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Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Karnataka
Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Karnataka Photo: PTI/Shailendra Bhojak

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during an election campaign rally in support of the party’s candidate from Mandya constituency Venkataramane Gowda (Star Chandru) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Mandya district.

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PM Modi in Agartala
PM Modi in Agartala Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated during a public rally ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha is also seen.

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PM Modi in Agartala
PM Modi in Agartala Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha wave at supporters during a public rally ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala.

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Ram Navami: Shobha Yatra of Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury
Ram Navami: Shobha Yatra of Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury Photo: PTI

Malda: BJP South Malda candidate Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury participates in a 'Shobha Yatra' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, in Malda.

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LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura
LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha and BJP candidate Biplab Kumar Deb wave at supporters during a public meeting ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala.

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LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura
LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura Photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP candidate and former Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb during a public meeting ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha is also seen.

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Pannyan Raveendran campaigns in Thiruvananthapuram
Pannyan Raveendran campaigns in Thiruvananthapuram Photo: PTI

Left Democratic Front (LDF) candidate Pannyan Raveendran during an election campaign ahead of Lok Sabha polls, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Farmers protest at Shambhu border
Farmers' protest at Shambhu border Photo: PTI

Farmers sit on railway tracks during a protest at the Shambhu border, in Patiala district.

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LS polls: Postal ballot for senior citizens in Nagaon
LS polls: Postal ballot for senior citizens in Nagaon Photo: PTI

A senior citizen casts his vote through postal ballot for the Lok Sabha elections, in Nagaon.50B)

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LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura
LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura Photo: PTI

BJP supporters during a public meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala.

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LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura
LS polls: PM Modi campaigns in Tripura Photo: PTI

A BJP supporter during a public meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala.

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Ram Navami: Surya Tilak on Ram Lall in Ayodhya
Ram Navami: Surya Tilak on Ram Lall in Ayodhya Photo: PTI

Ritual of 'Surya Tilak' being performed on the idol of 'Ram Lalla' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami', at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

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Ram Navami Festival: Adityanath performs Kanya Puja
Ram Navami Festival: Adityanath performs 'Kanya Puja' Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath poses for photos with young girls during 'Kanya Puja' on the occasion of 'Ram Navami' festival, at Gorakhnath Mandir, in Gorakhpur.

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