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Himachal Pradesh Congress incharge Sanjay Dutt, leader of Opposition in the State Assembly Mukesh Agnihotri and party's State President Kuldeep Rathore during a symbolic cycle rally in protest against hike in fuel prices, in Shimla.

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam at Lakkar Bazar, in Shimla.

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Himachal BJP State President Suresh Kashyap pays floral tribute to former minister Narinder Bragta before cremation, at his native village Kotkhai in Shimla district.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur arrives to pay tribute to Chief Whip, legislator from Jubbal-Kotkhai and former Minister Narinder Bragta, who passed away at PGI Chandigarh, at BJP Party office in Shimla.

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Mangled remains of vehicles after a tree fell over them due to heavy rains in Shimla.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive the COVID-19 vaccine dose, outside a vaccination center at Mall road in Shimla.

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Shops at a market open on the first day of the unlocking process after easing of restrictions, in Shimla.

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Air ambulance trial at the newly constructed Sanjauli Helipad in Shimla.

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Red Cross and other self group members pack Home Isolation Kit for COVID-19 patients launched by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in Shimla.

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Congress State President Kuldeep Singh Rathore stages a protest against the state government at Ridge in Shimla.

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People over 18 years of age stand in a queue to get their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, outside a vaccination center, in Shimla.

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Himachal Road Transport Buses (HRTC) parked at a road side during ongoing COVID-19 curfew in Shimla.

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A man walks under umbrella amid rains, in Shimla.

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View of a city neighbourhood shrouded in mist following heavy rain in Shimla.

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A man walks on the Ridge Road in the backdrop of trees shrouded in fog, during the COVID-induced lockdown in Shimla.

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People wait to board buses to leave for their native places during Corona Curfew imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, authority ordered to close public transport from 10th to 17th may, at ISBT Tutika in Shimla.

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Deserted view of Shimla Railway Station during COVID-induced curfew in Shimla.

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Police personnel stop commuters during the first day of the curfew imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Shimla.

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Roads covered with the white blanket after a heavy hailstorm in Shimla.

Roads covered with the white blanket after a heavy hailstorm in Shimla.

Roads covered with the white blanket after a heavy hailstorm in Shimla.

City wears a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown in Shimla.

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Debris of a building after it collapsed following heavy rain in the region, in Shimla.

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Apple orchards under snow. The snow and hail damaged plants, ruined crop and wrecked havoc on anti-hail nets covering the plants.

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Vehicles covered with snow after a fresh snowfall, at Narkanda near Shimla.

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Roads covered with the white blanket after a heavy hailstorm in the hills queen Shimla.

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View of snow covered Himalayan ranges following fresh snowfall, in Shimla.

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A toy train runs on the Kalka-Shimla UNESCO World Heritage Railway Track on World Heritage Day, in Shimla.

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Smoke billows from a forest fire at Ketli area in Shimla.

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Smoke from a massive fire that broke out in the Taradevi forest, in Shimla.

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Security personnel march during a rehearsal for Himachal Day Parade, at Ridge in Shimla.

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Season's bloom in pears and almonds in Shimla's apple belt. The plants are in flowering stage, 10 to 15 ahead usual flowering time. This is due to weather warming up since there have no rains and very less Snowfall in the region.

Photograph by Shilpa Chauhan

Season's bloom in pears and almonds in Shimla's apple belt. The plants are in flowering stage, 10 to 15 ahead usual flowering time. This is due to weather warming up since there have no rains and very less Snowfall in the region.

Photograph by Shilpa Chauhan

People walk under umbrellas on the Ridge during rains, in Shimla.

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Taxi operators stage a protest rally in Shimla

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Kalka-Shimla rail motor car train runs on the UNESCO World Heritage railway line after a gap of two years, in Shimla

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Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) activists participate in a rally towards Vidhan Sabha, in Shimla.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur speaks in the state Legislative Assembly during the budget session, in Shimla.

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Himachal Governor Bandaru Dattatreya takes the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla.

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Congress workers during a protest at Chaura Maidan, in Shimla.

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Anganwadi workers raise slogans during the 'Vidhan Sabha Gherao' march, in Shimla.

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Women officers of Himachal Pradesh police perform stunts on the occasion of International Women's Day, during an event at Ridge, in Shimla.

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Smoke rises during a forest fire near ISBT in Shimla.

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Congress MLAs try to stop the car of HP Governor Bandaru Dattatraya after he gave his speech on the opening day of Budget Session in the state assembly, in Shimla.

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Congress MLAs try to stop the car of HP Governor Bandaru Dattatraya after he gave his speech on the opening day of Budget Session in the state assembly, in Shimla.

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Congress activists raise slogans during a protest over fuel price hike, in Shimla.

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Youth Congress activists raise slogans during a protest against fuel price hike, in Shimla.

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A man walks with his mules on a snow covered road at Kufri near Shimla.

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CITU activists stage 'Chakka Jam' protest in support of farmers' agitation against new farm laws, in Shimla.

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Icicles hang from the roof of a house in the backdrop of a neighbourhood covered in snow, in Shimla.

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Train bogeys and vehicles covered in snow after a spell of heavy snowfall in Shimla.

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A bird's eye view shows a a city neighbourhood covered in snow after a spell of heavy snowfall in Shimla.

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A bright sunshine on Shimla wrapped in all white after a record single day Snowfall.

Photograph by Ashwani Sharma

A bright sunshine on Shimla wrapped in all white after a record single day Snowfall.

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Tourists dance during fresh snowfall in Shimla.

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Tourists enjoying snowfall in Shimla.

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Tourists enjoying snowfall in Shimla.

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Tourists enjoying snowfall in Shimla.

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Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

Photograph by Pradeep Kumar

Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

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Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

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Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

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Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

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Pedestrians use umbrellas as they walk during snowfall in Shimla.

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After snowfall policemen helping tourists on Shimla roads

Photograph by Sanjay Gera

After snowfall policemen helping tourists on Shimla roads

Photograph by Sanjay Gera

After snowfall policemen helping tourists on Shimla roads

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People stand next to icicles hanging from the bushes on a cold winter morning, in Shimla.

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Youth Congress activists raise slogans during a protest against petrol and diesel price hike, in Shimla.

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Artists perform during the golden jubilee celebrations of Himachal Pradesh's statehood in Shimla.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presents a memento to BJP National President JP Nadda during the golden jubilee celebrations of Himachal Pradesh's statehood in Shimla.

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Artists prepare to perform during the golden jubilee celebrations of Himachal Pradesh's statehood at Ridge in Shimla.

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Residents maintain social distancing as they wait to cast their votes during the second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat polls, at Ghannati in Shimla.

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People wait in queue to cast their votes for panchayat elections, at a village in Shimla district.

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First batch of Covid vaccines stored at a cold storage facility in Shimla.

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People walk through a snow covered valley at Naraknda near Shimla.

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People form a human chain in a formation that reads '2021' on the New Year's eve, in Shimla.

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Players in action during an exhibitional ice hockey match between Shimla and Kaza teams, in Shimla.

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Tourists vehicles covered under snow at parking near Cart road, in Shimla.

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Tourists enjoying snow at Shimla's Ridge

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People walk on a snow covered road after fresh snowfall at Ridge, in Shimla.

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People walk on a snow covered road after fresh snowfall in Shimla.

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Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

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Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

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Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

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A policeman helps to drive through snow and slippery road in Shimla.

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Snow clearence work in progress at Shimla Kufri road which is most visited place after Snowfall. Administration expects huge footfall to Kufri in the day.

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Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

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Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

Photo by Ashwani Kumar

Shimla woke up to a fascinating snowfall on Monday morning bringing cheers to tourists who have already arrived at the hill station for New Year celebrations.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, BJP In-charge Avinash Rai Khanna (2R), co-Incharge Sanjay Tandon (C) and others at Ridge during the celebrations on BJP government's completion of three years in the state, in Shimla.

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Illuminated Christ Church ahead of the Christmas festival, in Shimla.

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Ice hockey session at shimla ice skating ring in cold Sunday morning.

Photograph by Pradeep Kumar

Ice hockey session at shimla ice skating ring in cold Sunday morning.

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Ice skating begins at historic Shimla ice skating Rink, over a century old landmark.

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Ice skating begins at historic Shimla ice skating Rink, over a century old landmark.

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Icicles hang from the bushes on a cold winter morning, in Shimla.

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Tourists play with snow at Kufri following a fresh spell of snowfall, in Shimla.

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Visitors walk beside closed shops after authorities ordered closure of markets due to spike in COVID-19 cases, in Shimla.

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Members of the Tibetan Youth Congress take part in a 5-days bike rally, in Shimla.

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