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Nov 20, 2020

Women perform rituals standing inside an artificial pond on Chhat Puja festival in Mumbai. Health officials have warned about the potential for the coronavirus to spread during the upcoming religious festival season, which is marked by huge gatherings in temples and shopping districts.

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Raisina Hills illuminated in the blue on the occasion of World Children’s Day 2020, to bring the spotlight on climate change and impact of COVID-19 on children, in New Delhi.

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Gandhi Mandap illuminated in blue on World Children’s Day, in Guwahati.

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Howrah bridge illuminated in blue light to mark World Children's Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated in the blue colour on the occasion of World Children’s Day 2020, to bring the spotlight on climate change and impact of COVID-19 on children, in New Delhi.

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South Block and North Block illuminated in the blue colour on the occasion of World Children’s Day 2020, to bring the spotlight on climate change and impact of COVID-19 on children, in New Delhi.

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Parliament House building illuminated in the blue colour on the occasion of World Children’s Day 2020, to bring the spotlight on climate change and impact of COVID-19 on children, in New Delhi.

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World heritage site Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen’s Step-well) illuminated in blue to mark World Children’s Day, in Patan.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in a meeting with the representatives of private hospital.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attends G-20 Finance Ministers' virtual meeting.

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Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib covered with a white blanket of snow, after snowfall in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

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An anti-smog gun sprays water to control the air pollution, near the bank of Hindon River in Ghaziabad.

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A child plays in the shower sprinkled by an anti-smog gun to control the air pollution, near the bank of Hindon River in Ghaziabad.

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Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty spotted at Juhu in Mumbai.

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Police stop vehicles during the 60-hr curfew imposed in the wake of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Ahmedabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja in a local pond, in Kolkata.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja, in Noida.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja, amid COVID-19 pandemic, at Malad in Mumbai.

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A woman devotee offers prayers to the Sun God as she performs rituals at the bank of Gomti River on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja' in Lucknow.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja' at Shri Durgiana Temple in Amritsar.

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Devotees perform Chhath Puja rituals while standing inflatable tubs, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Dhanbad.

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Devotees gather to take holy dip in River Ganga on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Prayagraj.

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A Kinnar Akhada member performs rituals with other devotees during Chhath Puja, in Gorakhpur.

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Devotees perform rituals during Chhath Puja celebrations at the bank of River Brahmaputra in Guwahati.

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Devotees perform rituals at a makeshift pond on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja' in Bengaluru.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God after taking bath in the Narmada River during Chhath Puja celebrations, in Jabalpur.

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Bihar Dy CM Tarkishore Prasad performs Chhath Puja rituals, in Katihar.

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A devotee offers 'arghya' to the Sun God during Chhath Puja celebrations at the bank of Yamuna River in the backdrop of Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A family performs Chhath Puja in a makeshift pond due to ban on social gathering amid COVID-19 outbreak, in New Delhi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar performs rituals during Chhath Puja celebrations at his residence, in Patna.

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Police personnel guard at Juhu Beach as entry was restricted for public on Chhath Puja, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Police personnel guard at Juhu Beach as entry was restricted for public on Chhath Puja, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja, in Mumbai.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal during a meeting with representatives of market associations, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard near ITO Yamuna river bank after authorities cancelled 'Chhath Puja' festival due to surge in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi.

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BJP Mahila Morcha and party workers protest against inflated power bills outside the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), in Mumbai.

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A health worker wearing protective gear collects a swab sample during a campaign to detect coronavirus spread at a garment wholesale market, in Mumbai.

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Advance air operations with MiG 29Ks from Vikramaditya of Indian Navy with navies of Australia, Japan and US in the Arabian Sea as part of phase two of Malabar Exercise 2020.

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Advance air operations with MiG 29Ks from Vikramaditya of Indian Navy with navies of Australia, Japan and US in the Arabian Sea as part of phase two of Malabar Exercise 2020.

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Jammu & Kashmir police personnel show a damaged wall of a police post after an encounter in Nagrota yesterday, in Jammu district.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 testing of people coming from other states at Kherki Daula toll plaza, in Gurugram.

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Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij volunteers in the trials for potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, at Civil Hospital in Ambala district.

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Shiv Sena Dogra Front activists burn Pakistan's flag after yesterday's encounter in Nagrota yesterday, in Jammu district.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 testing at a bus stop as coronavirus cases surge, in Noida.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses a press conference, at BJP HQ in Bhopal.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 testing outside a Mohalla Clinic as coronavirus cases rise across the national capital, in East Delhi.

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Cars drive during heavy snowfall in Umea, northern Sweden. Heavy snow has swept across much of Sweden, causing travel problems.

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A resident negotiates a road full of muddied belongings that were damaged by floods about a week ago as Typhoon Vamco hit the village of Nangka, Marikina city, Philippines. Some areas are still covered with mud as the local government steps up cleaning efforts from damages brought by Typhoon Vamco which left dozens of people dead as it hit the country last week.

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A resident cleans muddied belongings damaged by floods a week ago as Typhoon Vamco hit the area of Nangka, Marikina city, Philippines.

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Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij before volunteering in the trials for potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, at Civil Hospital in Ambala district.

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BJP Delhi President Adesh Gupta distributes free masks among the needy at Gafar market, in New Delhi.

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A farmer harvests radish crop in a field, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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In this undated handout photo provided by Defence PRO, 30th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy.

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Pepople wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait for bus transport in Kochi. India's total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began crossed 9 million on Friday.

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Daily wage laborers wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to be hired for work by a roadside in Kochi, Kerala state. India's total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began crossed 9 million on Friday.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus take a morning walk past a high-rise residential complex in Kochi, Kerala state.

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Shoppers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk past the vendors at a flower market in Bengaluru.

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People wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus shop at a market in Bengaluru.

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A shopkeeper wears a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus waits for customers at a market in Bengaluru.

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A teaches carries out thermal screening of a student before appearing for class 10th examination, in Karad.

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Advance air operations with MiG 29Ks from Vikramaditya of Indian Navy with navies of Australia, Japan and US in the Arabian Sea as part of phase two of Malabar Exercise 2020.

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BJP National President JP Nadda pays tribute to the mortal remains of former Goa governor Mridula Sinha, who passed away on Wednesday, in New Delhi.

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People visit a market after authorities announced a 60-hour-curfew due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart jointly launch the phase two of RuPay card in Bhutan, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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A farmer rides a bullock cart amid low visibility due to dense fog on a cold winter morning, in Nadia district.

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Mangled remains of a vehicle after it collided with a truck on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway, in Prayagraj district. 14 people including six children died in the mishap.

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Police investigate at the site of an accident on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway, in Pratapgarh. 14 people including six children died in the mishap.

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A patient rests in a chair next to his bed at the COVID-19 ward at the hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain.

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Firuza Bakhchyan, watched by husband Sergei, cuts the wires near their house in Karmiravan village, as ethnic Armenians leave the the area prior to the Azerbaijani forces being handed control in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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A child runs across a sidewalk in front of New York's City Hall decorated with graffiti in favor of keeping open public schools. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that the nation's largest school system will move to remote learning only as the city tries to tamp down a growing number of coronavirus cases.

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Dutch street artist Judith de Leeuw works on her 250 square meters large street artwork "Outside in", in Rome. The mural, made using an innovative paint mix capable of absorbing air pollution, shows a woman and a man mirroring each other without looking, is dedicated to LGBTQ+ rights.

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Villagers watch as a smoke and flame rises from a burning house in Karmiravan village, as ethnic Armenians leave the the area prior to the Azerbaijani forces being handed control in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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A smoke rises from a burning house in Karmiravan village as ethnic Armenians leaving the the area, prior to the Azerbaijani forces being handed control in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. A Russia-brokered cease-fire to halt six weeks of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh stipulated that Armenia turn over control of some areas it holds outside the separatist territory's borders to Azerbaijan. Armenians are forced to leave their homes before the region is handed over to control by Azerbaijani forces.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks alongside Israel's Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi after a security briefing on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, near the Israeli-Syrian border.

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Russian peacekeepers' military vehicles with Russian national flags roll along a highway at the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. A Russia-brokered cease-fire to halt six weeks of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh stipulated that Armenia turn over control of some areas it holds outside the separatist territory's borders to Azerbaijan. Armenians are forced to leave their homes before the region is handed over to control by Azerbaijani forces.

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Volunteers help distribute some 1,500 Thanksgiving meals, including an assortment of dinner fixings at a drive-thru to not-for-profit community organizations at Dodger Stadium parking lot in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF), and team partner Smart & Final host the 16th annual Community Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. As COVID spreads and unemployment rates rise, food distribution centers see an increase in need for the holidays.

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Shoppers crowd at a wholesale flower market in Bengaluru.

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Porters and vendors wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus navigate through a crowded flower market in Bengaluru.

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Kevin Krawietz of Germany and Andreas Mies of Germany touch fists after winning a point against Rajeev Ram of the United States and Joe Salisbury of Britain during their doubles tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point to Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London.

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A boat is surrounded by migratory birds in river Yamuna, New Delhi

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A boat is surrounded by migratory birds in river Yamuna, New Delhi

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A girl poses for a photograph On The Banks Of Yamuna River, New Delhi.

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A boat is surrounded by migratory birds in river Yamuna, New Delhi

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A man feeds seagulls on the banks of the Yamuna River.

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People take a ride on a boat as seagulls fly over the waters of River Yamuna in New Delhi.

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A flock of migratory birds at the Yamuna river, in Delhi.

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A flock of migratory birds at the Yamuna river, in Delhi.

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A cat walking near the flocks of migratory birds at Yamuna Ghat, in New Delhi

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja in a local pond, in Kolkata.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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A devotee offers prayers to the Sun God at the bank of Hooghly river on the occasion of Chhath Puja, in Kolkata.

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A devotee move while lying prostrate to reach the river during Chhath Puja festival in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers on Chhath Puja, dedicated to the worship of the Sun God, at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Faridabad.

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A devotee offers prayers to the Sun God at the bank of Hooghly river on the occasion of Chhath Puja, in Kolkata.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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A devotee carries puja items to perform Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform Chhath Puja at their house in Ghaziabad amid COVID-19.

Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja at Vaishali, Ghaziabad.

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Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam with family celebrate Chhath Puja on the terrace, in Mumbai.

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Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb prays along with devotees on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja', in Agartala.

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Devotees pray to the Sun God on the occasion of Chhath Puja at a Ganga ghat in Varanasi.

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Devotees pray on the banks of Brahmaputra river on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja', in Nagaon district.

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Devotees offer prayers near a pond on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja', in Patna district.

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Devotees undergo thermal screening as they enter the banks of Upper Lake on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja', in Bhopal.

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Devotees perform rituals on the banks of Ganga river on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja' in Kolkata.

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Devotees gather to take holy dip in River Ganga on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Patna.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun God, on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja in Ghaziabad.

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Chairman of Board of Administration Dumdum municipality Harindar Singh constructed a water body at his roof top for doing the rituals of Chhath puja during this pandemic situation, in Kolkata.

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