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Bank employees shout slogans during a protest organised as part of their two-day nationwide strike for wage revision, in Amritsar.

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Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee performs 'kar seva' for 'langar' during a visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee during a visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Students celebrate after the results of CBSE Class 10th were announced, in Amritsar.

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Indian artist Jagjot Singh Rubal gives final touches to a painting of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which he plans to send as a gift for their wedding, in Amritsar. The royal wedding is set to take place on May 19 at England's Windsor Castle.

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Punjab Minister for Tourism & Cultural Affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu addresses a press conference in Amritsar.

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Commonwealth Games bronze medalist discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon pays obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Mahila Congress workers take part in a protest against the recent rapes in Unnao and Kathua, in Amritsar.

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People take part in a candle light vigil in protest against Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Amritsar.

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Visitors walk in front of the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial in Amritsar. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which took place on April 13, 1919, the Baisakhi day, after Brigadier-General Reginald Edward Harry Dyer ordered 50 British Indian Army soldiers to open fire on a crowd gathered at Jallianwala Bagh. The Massacre marks one of the darkest moment in Indian history.

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The martyrs' well at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which took place on April 13, 1919, the Baisakhi day, after Brigadier-General Reginald Edward Harry Dyer ordered 50 British Indian Army soldiers to open fire on a crowd gathered at Jallianwala Bagh. The Massacre marks one of the darkest moment in Indian history.

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Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee officials handing over passports to Sikh devotees after they got visa to visit Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi festival, in Amritsar.

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Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, Rajya Sabha MP Shwait Malik with other BJP leaders and workers observe a day-long fast to protest against the disruption of Parliament by the opposition, in Amritsar.

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Fireworks at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in Amritsar.

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A Sikh devotee take a holy dip in the sarovar of Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in Amritsar.

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Family members mourn near a casket containing remains of one of the Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, that were found in a mass grave outside Mosul in Amritsar.

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Army jawan carry a casket containing remains of one of the Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, that were found in a mass grave outside Mosul, in Amritsar

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Family members mourn near a casket containing remains of one of the Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, that were found in a mass grave outside Mosul.

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A man walks past a closed shop during 'Bharat Bandh', call given by Dalit organisations against the dilution of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act, in Amritsar.

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People stage protest during 'Bharat Bandh' against the dilution of provisions of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by Supreme court, in Amritsar.

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Congress leader Raj Babbar offers prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh offers prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir with his family pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar

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Hindu devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Navratri festival at a temple in Amritsar.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh offers prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh receives 'prasad' after offering prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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A woman works at a brick field in a village on the the outskirts of Amritsar a day before International Women's Day. This year's theme for Women's Day is 'Press For Progress' which aims to encourage women to raise voice for their rights and promote growing global movement to support gender parity.

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Gold medalist Navjot Kaur, 28 being welcomed on her arrival at Amritsar airport. Navjot resident of Bavaria village in Tarn Taran district is first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold in Senior Asian Championship played at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.

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Porters display their badges as they participate in a one-day protest demanding permanent jobs, at the railway station in Amritsar.

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People carry their belongings during a one-day protest by porters to demand permanent jobs, at the railway station in Amritsar.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with the members of Dussehra Committee inspect the construction work of Shri Radha Krishna Temple in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with Cultural Affairs & Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu offers prayers during his visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau receives a memento from Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers prayers during his visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members offer prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members pay obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in orange headgear, greets members of Sikh community during his visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, third left, and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, make Rotis during their visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, their daughter Ella Grace, second left, and son Xavier greet in Indian style during their visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being received by Cultural Affairs & Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on his arrival in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, their daughter Ella Grace and son Xavier greet in traditional Indian way in front of the Golden Temple, in Amritsar. Trudeau is on a seven-day visit to India.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family members at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Special Security Group (Special Protection Unit) of Punjab stand guard in the wake of heightened security ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's arrival in Amritsar.

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Punjab police personnel along with Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Task Force during full dress reharsal ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's arrival in Amritsar.

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Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu with Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addressing joint press conference in Amritsar.

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Canadian government delegation visits the Golden Temple ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visit to India, in Amritsar. Canadian Prime Minister announced that he will travel to India for a state visit from February 17 to 23.

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Radhe Maa arrives at Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar.

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Punjab Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu takes part in a cleanliness drive near the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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An army soldier guides a students during 'Know Your Army' exhibition at the Amritsar Cantonment area in Amritsar. The arms and ammunition exhibition has been organized by the Indian Army ahead of Republic Day with the aim of showcasing Indian Army equipment, ethos, culture and to motivate youngsters to choose a career in the army, as 'A Way of Life'.

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A Sewadar cleans the sacred pond at Golden Temple in Amritsar a day after Lohri celebrations.

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Bollywood actor Nana Patekar along with his wife visiting Golden temple in Amritsar.

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Women, dressed in their traditional Punjabi, attire fly kites as they celebrate the festival of Lohri in Amritsar.

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Students, dressed in the traditional Punjabi attire, celebrating the festival of Lohri in Amritsar.

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Students, dressed in the traditional Punjabi attire, celebrating the festival of Lohri in Amritsar.

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Bundles of traditional kite flying thread, locally known as 'dor' or 'manjha', is readied ahead of Makar Sankranti festival, in Amritsar. Locals prepare traditional kite-flying strings using crushed glass, glue, colours and egg. In recent years however, Chinese threads entered the Indian market affecting sales of the locally prepared threads. The durable and cheaper Chinese thread continue to be available; despite a country-wide ban on them for kite flying was imposed last year following incidents of death caused by them.

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Sikh children perform during a religious procession to celebrate the 351st birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, in Amritsar.

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Devotees paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the first morning of the new year 2018, in Amritsar.

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Released Indian fishermen wait for buses after crossing the India-Pakistan border at Wagah, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Released Indian fishermen wait for buses after crossing the India-Pakistan border at Wagah, about 35 km from Amritsar. Pakistan released 145 Indian fishermen who were arrested for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh along with other congress leaders take langar after paying obeisance at Fatehgarh Sahib during in the memory of the Chotte Sahibzadas (younger Sahibzade of Guru Gobind Singh) in Fatehgarh Sahib.

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Illuminated Golden Temple,seen on the occasion of the 351st birth anniversary of the tenth Guru of Sikhs, Sri Guru Gobind Singhji in Amritsar.

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Illuminated Golden Temple, seen on the occasion of the 351st birth anniversary of the tenth Guru of Sikhs, Sri Guru Gobind Singhji in Amritsar.

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Painter Jagjot Singh Rubal makes a painting of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma to greet them on their wedding, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh payng tribute to Dr B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary, in Amritsar.

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes 'Langar' or holy food at the community kitchen during his visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan offers voluntary service at the community kitchen of Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Columbia dancers perform during the 5th Khalsa College International Folk Festival-2017 in Amritsar.

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Columbia dancers perform during the 5th Khalsa College International Folk Festival-2017 in Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees carrying palanquin in a Nagar Kirtan procession at the Golden Temple on the eve of martyrdom day of ninth Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur Ji in Amritsar on Wednesday.

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President Ram Nath Kovind taking langar during his visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Congress workers shout slogans during their “Black Day” protest on the first anniversary of demonetization, in Amritsar.

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A porter crosses the railway tracks in dense fog at the railway station in Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees visiting the Golden Temple on the occasion of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji in Amritsar.

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Devotees light candles at illuminated Golden Temple on the occasion of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Amritsar.

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A Sikh devotee offers prayers while taking bath in the Sarovar at the Golden Temple on the occasion of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji in Amritsar.

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Fireworks at Golden Temple on the occasion of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Amritsar.

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A view of the illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of 548th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev in Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees carrying palanquin in Nagar Kirtan procession at the Golden Temple on the eve of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar.

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Panj Payaras (five beloved ones) leading the Nagar Kirtan procession on the eve of the 548th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar.

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Children sit on a horse cart as they return home from their school, on the outskirt of Amritsar.

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Protestors pelting stones at a train during a protest against killing of Hindu leader Viapin Sharma in Amritsar.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja at the pond of Shri Durgiana temple in Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) commandant Sudeep along with other BSF officials exchange sweets with Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal and others on the occasion of the Diwali festival at the India-Pakistan Wagah border near Amritsar.

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A view of the Golden Temple illuminated on the eve the Diwali festival in Amritsar.

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A view of the Golden Temple illuminated on the eve the Diwali festival in Amritsar.

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A child buying firecrackers on the eve Diwali festival, in Amritsar.

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A farmer burns stubbles at his paddy field on the outskirts of Amritsar. Despite a ban on stubble burning, farmers in the states of Punjab and Haryana are still burning paddy stubble before they grow the next crop.

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Candidates run during their physical fitness test at an Indian Army recruitment rally at Khasa near Amritsar.

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Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu hands over cheques to farmers who have lost their crops to fire, in Amritsar.

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Members of a delegation of people from 25 countries including American Gandhi, Bernie Meyer dressed up as Mahatma Gandhi taking part in a ‘Harmony & Cleanliness Walk’ during the 12th annual Global Youth Peace Fest-GYPF 2017 in Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers perform Shastra Puja (worship of the weapons) on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi at Khassa near Amritsar.

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People carry an effigy of the demon King Ravana for installation, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

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Workers busy in making effigies of the demon king 'Ravana' at a workshop ahead of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

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Members of AKJ Shamshir Khalsa Gatka group perform Gatka, a traditional Sikh martial art, in Amritsar.

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Devotee pays obeisance at a historical temple on the first day of the nine-day long Navratri festival in Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) IG Mukul Goel and other officers show the arms, bullets and other items recovered from the two Pakistani infiltrators who were killed at the India-Pakistan border, some 40 km from Amritsar.

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BJP leaders and activists burning effigy of Punjab's Congress government alleging that state government had failed on all the fronts in past six months, in Amritsar.

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Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri pays obeisance at Golden temple in Amritsar.

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