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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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Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addresing the media in Amritsar.

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A student wades through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Amritsar.

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Punjab police officers greet Muslims on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha festival at Jama Masjid Khairuddin mosque in Amritsar.

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Passengers boarding train at Amritsar railway station after the train services resume in Amritsar.

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Security personnel on alert at Amritsar railway station in view of the unrest following Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s conviction, in Amritsar

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Workers busy in repair work as several trains were cancelled in view of the unrest following Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s conviction, in Amritsar.

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Police personnel take stock of the security situation at Amritsar railway station in view of apprehensions of unrest due to the verdict in a case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

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The operation of several buses were halted in Amritsar in view of apprehensions of unrest due to the verdict in a case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

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A security personnel stands guard in Amritsar in view of apprehensions of unrest due to the verdict in a case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

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Fireworks seen at Golden Temple on the occasion of 413th anniversary of the installation of Guru Granth Sahib, in Amritsar.

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Mahila Congress workers showing black flags to BJP's Naya Bharat Sankalap Yatra in Amritsar.

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Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla with National Secretary Tarun Chugh and other leaders at the party's Naya Bharat Sankalap Yatra from Jallianwala Bagh at Amritsar.

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Farmers raise slogans demanding loan waiver as they protest outside the residence of cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, in Amritsar.

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A view of the illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of the anniversary of the installation of Guru Granth Sahib, in Amritsar.

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A visitor looks at an art installation, symbolizing the partition of India and Pakistan at the Amritsar Partition Museum in Amritsar. The Partition Museum is centred around the theme of partition after the British left India in 1947 and the events associated with it.

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Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addressing a political conference on the occasion of Rakhar Punia at Baba Bakala in Amritsar.

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School girls wearing traditional Punjabi dress holding tricolor ahead of Independence day celebration in Amritsar.

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Activist of United Akali Dal taking out a march from Akal takhat demanding implementation of the resolution passed in Anandpur Sahib in 1973, on the occasion of 35th anniversary of Dharam Yudh Morcha in Amritsar.

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Farmers shout slogans during a protest against the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission and the state government for hiking electricity tariffs, in Amritsar.

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Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal poses for a selfie with a group of people at Golden temple in Amritsar.

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Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal extends his condolences to Chief Minister Capt Amrinder Singh on the death of Rajmata Mohinder Kaur, in Patiala.

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Activists of Independent Students Federation removing ‘chaddar’ from the grave of Mian Mohammad Baksh, great grand father of Pak prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his native village Jatti Umra in Amritsar. They were protesting against not identifying of Nanak Singh who was in Pakistan custody when he was just 5 years of age and had crossed the border while playing in fields with his parents.

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Members of Akhil Bharatiya Human Rights Organization (ABHRO) at a candle light march for a church priest who was shot dead few days ago in Ludhiana, in Amritsar.

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An artist gives final touches to the statues of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi in Amritsar.

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Artist Jagmohan Kanojia displays a picture of newly elected President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, pasted on a mini kite inside a bulb, in Amritsar.

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An illuminated view of the Golden Temple on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the eight Sikh Guru Har krishan Ji, in Amritsar.

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Shiv Sena activists shouting slogans on bike during Punjab band call given by them against the killing of Amarnath pilgrims, in Amritsar.

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Punjab police personnel stand guard Khairuddin Jama Masjid during Punjab band call given by shiv sena against the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in Amritsar.

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Members of the All India Anti Terrorist Front (AIATF) burning a Pakistani flag during a protest against the terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims, in Amritsar.

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Commuters wade through a water-logged street after heavy rainfall in Amritsar.

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Local traders raise slogans to protest against the goods and services tax (GST) during a day-long strike in Amritsar.

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Students hold placards during an environmental awareness march held to mark the 440th Foundation Day in Amritsar.

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Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal with Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu after presenting the state budget for the year 2017-18, in the state Assembly.

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A closed wholesale market during a strike in protest against the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Amritsar.

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Farmers plant paddy seedlings in a field in a village near Amritsar.

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SAD leader Sukhbir Singh Badal addressing press urging Punjab Governor B S Badnore to ensure probe by national investigating agencies in the alleged sand mining scam involving Amarinder Singh-led government.

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Farmers shout anti- government slogans during a demonstration outside the Deputy Commissioner Office in Amritsar.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members take part in protest dharna against alleged failure of Congress government and non fulfilment of its pre-poll promises, in Amritsar.

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Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard on the eve of Operation Blue Star anniversary in Amritsar.

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Activists of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) holding banners and placards carry out a march amidst high security on the eve of the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star, in Amritsar.

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Activists of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) hold banners and placards as they take part in a march on the eve of the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star, in Amritsar.

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Jawans of paramilitary forces searching a vehicle ahead of the anniversary of Operation Bluestar, in Amritsar.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders pay obeisance at Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Amritsar rural police and BSF arrested two cross border terrorists and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition near Indo pak border.

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Fireworks at Golden Temple on the occasion of Guru Gaddi diwas of sixth Sikh Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu with Manpreet Singh Badal and Amritsar MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla addressing the media regarding the new development projects, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, PPCC President Sunil Jakhar, Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and other Congress leaders paying tribute at Jallianwalabagh, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, PPCC President Sunil Jakhar and Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu being presented a memento by SGPC members at Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh along with other congress leaders shares sympathies with the family members of martyr solider Parmjeet Singh at Vain Poin village near Amritsar.

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Bharawan Da Dhaba, Town Hall, Amritsar

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Late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh's mother mourns near her son's body on its arrival at their village Vain Poin, some 40kms from Amritsar. Singh was killed on Monday by the Pakistan army and his body was mutilated while he was patrolling in Krishna Ghati area of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Relatives and friends comfort the wife of late soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar.

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Cremation pyre of soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, from 22 Sikh unit, at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar.

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Mourners gather around the coffin of soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, from 22 Sikh unit, at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar.

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Relatives and friends carry the coffin of soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, from 22 Sikh unit, at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar. Two soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated Monday in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, the Indian army said. But Pakistan denied any such attack, calling the Indian claims false.

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Fireworks at Golden temple on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the second Guru of Sikhism Guru Angad Dev ji, in Amritsar.

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Students stage a protest outside the Khalsa College demanding justice for Harpreet Singh, a student of the institute, who allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday after he was not allowed to appear for his final-year examination, in Amritsar.

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Bollywood star and BJP candidate for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, Vinod Khanna with his wife Kavita at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Daughter of CRPF martyr Inspector Raghbir Singh saluting her father's body during his funeral in village Sathiala, some 50 km from Amritsar. 25 CRPF personnel were killed in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

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People taking part in a candle light vigil to pay tribute to CRPF personnel who were killed in Sukma Naxal attack, in Amritsar.

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A machine being used to harvest wheat crop at a field in a village on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu visiting the fields where standing wheat crop was burnt to ashes following a spark from overhead high tension wire, near Amritsar.

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Canadian Defene Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan paying obeisance at Golden Temple at Amritsar, in Punjab.

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Counter Intelligence Unit of Punjab police producing two suspected terrorists Palwinder Singh (Ghodu) and Sandeep Kumar (Kaalu) for their links in European countries, in Amritsar.

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