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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi joins Muslim community members during their 'Iftar' on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, in Guwahati.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi dances with artists during Rongali Bihu celebrations, at Latashil Playground in Guwahati.

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Artist perform traditional Bihu dance to celebrate Rongali Bihu at Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

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People buy Pitha, Ladoo and other breakfast (Jolpan) items from a stall at the ongoing Rongali Mela organized by Bor Asom ahead of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, at Lakhidhar Bora Khetra in Guwahati.

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Women perform 'Uruka' rituals on the occasion of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, at Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

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Villagers participate in community fishing on the occasion of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at Digholi Lake in Nagaon district.

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People, not adhering to social distancing norms, throng Fancy Bazar, ahead of the Rongali Bihu festival, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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A health worker sprays disinfectant outside a COVID-19 testing centre, amid surge in coronavirus cases, at Gauhati Railway Station in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, in Guwahati.

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Passengers undergo digital scanning to check body temperature in view of COVID-19, at Guwahati Railway Station.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addresses a press conference, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal meets family members of CRPF Dilip Kumar Das, who was killed in the recent gun-battle with Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh, at Bharegaon, Sarupeta in Assam’s Bajali district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pays tribute to CRPF Jawan Bablu Rabha, who was killed in the recent gun-battle with Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh, at Damra in Goalpara district.

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Workers carrying baskets pluck tea leaves, at Amguri in Sivasagar district.

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Craftsmen prepare Pepa, a wind instrument made from buffalo horn, ahead of the 'Rongali Bihu' celebration, at Nimai Jan in Sivasagar,

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Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) President Hagrama Mohilary shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, at Kokrajhar.

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People pose for photographs in front of a wall art dedicated to Corona warriors after votes for Assembly polls, at a model polling Station in Guwahati.

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Family members and relatives of Inspector Dilip Kumar Das, who died in Chhattisgarh's Maoist attack, receive the Tricolor during his last rites at Bhargaon village in Barpeta district.

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Hajong tribal women show their voter identity cards as they wait in the queue to cast their votes at a polling Station for Assembly polls, at Boko in Kamrup district.

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Voters queue up to cast their votes at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly election, in Guwahati.

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A voter shows the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his vote in a polling station during the third phase of assembly election in Guwahati.

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People stand on social distancing markings made as part of precaution against the coronavirus as they wait to cast their votes during the third phase of Assam state assembly elections in Guwahati.

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A paramilitary person assists an elderly voter as people stand in queue to cast their votes in a polling station during the third phase of assembly election in Guwahati.

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An Assamese voter shows the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the third phase of assembly election in Guwahati.

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People stand in queue to cast their votes in a polling station during the third phase of assembly election in Guwahati.

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Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Khade after casting his vote for Assam Assembly polls.

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BJP candidate Ranjeet Kumar Dass with his family members shows fingers marked with indelible ink after casting votes at a polling station, during the third phase of Assam Assembly elections, in Nalbari district.

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Actor Kopil Bora shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote for the the third phase of the Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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BJP candidate Himanta Biswa Sarma with his wife Riniki Sarma Bhuyan and son Nandil Biswa Sarma shows fingers marked with indelible ink after casting votes at a polling station, during the third phase of Assam Assembly elections, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

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Assamese actress Prastuti Parashar shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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A health worker gives sanitizer to an Indian voter standing in queue to cast vote in a polling station during the third phase of assembly election in Gauhati.

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Elderly voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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Voters queue up to cast their votes at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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Voters take selfies after casting their votes at a polling station, during the third and final phase of Assam Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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Voters being screened for COVID-19 symptoms at a polling booth during voting for the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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An elderly physically challenged woman is brought on a bi-cycle to help her vote as others wait in a queue, at a polling station, during the 3rd phase of the State Assembly election, at Uttarpara in Baksa district.

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An elderly voters walks towards a polling booth as Bodo tribal people wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station, during the 3rd phase of the State Assembly election, at Uttarpara in Baksa district.

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Abducted Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited employee, Ram Kumar, after being released by United Liberation Front of Asom—ULFA (I), at Sonari in Charaideo district

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Polling parties travel on a buffalo cart for the election duty in a remote area, on the eve of the final phase of Assembly polls, Kamrup (Rural) district.

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Officials travel towards their polling stations on the eve of 3rd phase of Assam Assembly election, at Chaygaon in Kamrup district.

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Aggrieved wife of CRPF Inspector Dilip Kumar Das, who lost his life in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, at her residence in at Bhargaon, in Barpeta district.

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Dancers perform on the eve of Rongali Bihu, in Dibrugarh.

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Polling parties leave for polling stations from a centre on the eve of the 3rd phase of State Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister and Senior BJP leader Amit Shah addresses public meeting for Assam Assembly polls, in Sorbhog.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with Himanta Biswa Sharma during an election campaign rally, at Sualkuchi in Kamrup.

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Assamese actress Barsha Rani Bishaya along with others performs Bihu dance after inaugurating the 'Rongali Mela' at Lakhidhar Bora Khetra in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses media representatives, at Sualkuchi in Kamrup.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah being welcomed by party leaders before attending a public meeting for state assembly polls, at Sualkuchi in Kamrup District.

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Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi beats a dhol during an election campaign in support of the party candidate from Chaygaon Constituency Rekibuddin Ahmed ahead of the third phase Assembly elections, in Kamrup district.

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Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah during a public meeting in Hajo.

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West Guwahati Congress candidate Meera Borthakur along with MP Pradyut Bordoloi (2R) during her election campaign ahead of the third phase of Assam Assembly Election 2021, in Guwahati.

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Dispur constituency candidate Manjit Mahanta along with senior Congress leaders during an election campaign rally, in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign rally in support of BJP alliance party candidates of United People Party Liberal (UPPL) ahead of the third phase of Assam Assembly Elections, at Laupara in Baksa district.

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BJP supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally ahead of third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Baksa district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public rally ahead of third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Baksa district.

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Artists perform during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally ahead of third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Baksa district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public rally ahead of third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Baksa district.

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BJP supporters attend a public meeting by party National President JP Nadda during an election campaign in support of BJP candidate from East Guwahati constituency Siddhartha Bhattacharya, ahead of the third phase of Assam Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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BJP National President JP Nadda during an election campaign in support of BJP candidate from East Guwahati constituency Siddhartha Bhattacharya, ahead of the third phase of Assam Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being felicitatetd during an election campaign for Axom Gana Parisad and BJP (joint) candidate Jyoti Prasad Das from Boko constituency, ahead of the third phase of state assembly polls, in Kamrup district.

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Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad activists take part in a bike rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Guwahati.

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BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during an election campaign rally for the third phase of Assam assembly polls, at Golokganj in Dhubri district.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being felicitated with an 'Assamese Japi' during an election campaign in support of BJP candidate from Patacharkuchi constituency Ranjeet Kumar Das (R) ahead of the third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Bajali district.

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A man enacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in front of Christian devotees on Good Friday, in Guwahati.

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Senior BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during an election campaign rally for the third phase of Assam Assembly Election at Palasbari in Kamrup district

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All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Chief Badruddin Ajmal after casting his vote during the second phase of Assam assembly polls, in Donkigaon, Hojai.

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Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF) leader Hagrama Mohilary during an election campaign rally for its allied candidates, during the ongoing Assam assembly polls, at Dudhnoi in Goalpara district.

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BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma during a roadshow for the Assam assembly polls, at Patacharkuchi in Bajuli district.

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Assam Jatiya Parishad President Lurinjyoti Gogoi performs the last rites of his mother Dulu Gogoi during her funeral at Laipuli Bor in Tinsukia. Dulu Gogoi, was admitted to the Sanjivani Hospital in Dibrugarh after she suffered a brain stroke on Monday.

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Members of the Muslim community leave a polling station after casting their votes during the second phase of Assam Assembly Elections, at Silchar in Cachar district.

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A polling officer applies indelible ink on the finger of a voter during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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Voters stand in a queue outside a polling booth during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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Voters stand in a queue outside a polling booth during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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A paramilitary soldier helps an elderly voter leave a polling booth during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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A health worker helps sanitise the hands of voters standing in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling booth during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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Voter wearing face mask shows the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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Elderly voters sit in a queue to cast their votes during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district.

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BJP Candidate Rupak Sarmah shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote at a polling station during the second phase of Assam Assembly Polls, in Nagaon district

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of Assam Assembly Election 2021, in Nagaon district.

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Voters queue up to cast their votes during the second phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Nagaon district.

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Voters show thier fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes for the second phase of Assam Assembly polls, at Sipajhar in Darrang district.

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Voters undergo thermal screening as they arrive to to cast their votes during the second phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Morigaon district.

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Voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their votes during the second phase of Assam Assembly Election 2021, in Nalbari district.

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BJP candidate Numol Mumin shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote at a polling station, during the second phase of Assam Assembly Elections, at Boakjan in Karbi Anglong District.

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Polling officials check Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) and other necessary inputs required for the Assam Assembly elections, at a distribution centre, in Nagaon district.

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A BJP supporter takes selife with Union Home Minister Amit Shah at an election campaign rally at Hajo in Kamrup district of Assam.

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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah inspects Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot along with AICC Assam General Secretary Jitendra Singh addresses a press conference at Rajiv Bhawan, during the ongoing state assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a public meeting, in Distt. Kamrup.

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A polling officer draws markers on a floor to ensure social distancing as coronavirus cases spike across the country, on the eve of the second phase of Assam assembly polls, in Nagaon district.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi waves at the crowd during a public meeting for Assam Assembly polls, in Nalbari district.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waves at public during an election campaign rally for Assam Assembly polls, at Haju, in Kamrup district.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waves at the crowd during a public meeting, in Hajo.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi offers prayers during his visit to Kamakhya Temple ahead of Assam Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi offers prayers during his visit to Kamakhya Temple ahead of Assam Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah being felicitated with an 'Assamese Japi' during a public meeting in support of BJP candidate from Bijini constituency Ajay Kumar Ray ahead of the Assam Assembly Election 2021, at Ulubari in Chirang district of Assam.

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Officials check Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre, on the eve of second phase of Assam assembly election, in Nagaon.

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Officials check Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre, on the eve of second phase of Assam assembly election, in Nagaon

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Polling officials leave a distribution centre after collecting election material, ahead of the second phase of Assam Assembly Elections, in Silchar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visits Kamakhya Temple ahead of Assam Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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