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A vehicle carrying the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ram Vilas Paswan moves towards Digha Ghat, during his funeral procession, in Patna.

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Army personnel pay tribute as vehicle carrying the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ram Vilas Paswan arrives at Digha Ghat, during his funeral procession, in Patna.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar interacts with Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi as Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav (C) looks on, during the funeral of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, at Janardhan Ghat in Patna.

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Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ram Vilas Paswan, arrives to perform last rites of his father, at Digha Ghat in Patna.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, who passed away on Thursday evening, before his cremation, at Digha Ghat in Patna.

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Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ram Vilas Paswan, lights the funeral pyre containing the mortal remains of his father during the cremation ceremony, at Digha Ghat in Patna.

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Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ramvilas Paswan, along with family members and relatives carries the mortal remains of his father during his funeral procession, in Patna.

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Locals carry the mortal remains of police officer Altaf Hussain during his funeral procession, near his residence in Srinagar. Hussain, who was PSO of BJP leader Ghulam Qadir, was killed during an attack on the leader by suspected militants on Tuesday in Ganderbal area.

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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to the mortal remains of CRPF jawan Dhirendra Tripathi, who was killed in J&K's Pulwama, during his funeral ceremony in Satna district.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Military News Agency, James Zhao, grandson-in-law of late former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui carries Lee's portrait during the state funeral ceremony held at the Wuzhi Mountain Military Cemetery in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Lee, remembered for leading the island's transition to democracy, died at age 97 in July.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren pays his last respect during the funeral procession of  State Minority Welfare Minister Haji Hussain Ansari (73) who died due to cardiac arrest yesterday, at Madhupur town in Deoghar district.

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Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders and supporters pay tribute to party MLA Pradeep Maharathy, who passed away, during his funeral procession, in Bhubaneswar.

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Health workers and relatives pay their last respect after cremating the body of a person who died of COVID-19, at a crematorium in Karad.

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Manvendra Singh, son of former union minister late Jaswant Singh, performs the last rites of his father during cremation at his farmhouse in Jodhpur. Jaswant Singh, 82, died after a cardiac arrest at Delhi's Army Hospital (Research & Referral), where he had been admitted in June.

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Wife Savitri Balasubrahmanyam performs rituals of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam during his funeral ceremony, at his farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam village of Thiruvallur district.

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Daughter Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam and son SP Charan mourn near the mortal remains of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam during his funeral ceremony, at his farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam village of Thiruvallur district.

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Wife Savitri Balasubrahmanyam performs rituals as her son SP Charan mourns near the mortal remains of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam during his funeral ceremony, at his farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam village of Thiruvallur district.

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Wife Savitri Balasubrahmanyam along with her son SP Charan mourns near the mortal remains of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam during his funeral ceremony, at his farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam village of Thiruvallur district.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh lays a wreath on the mortal remains of CRPF ASI Naresh Umrao Badole, who was killed in an encounter in Badgam district, during his funeral ceremony, in Nagpur.

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Locals raise slogans while carrying the mortal remains of prominent Srinagar-based lawyer Babar Qadri, who was killed by unidentified gunmen, during his funeral ceremony, at Hawal in Srinagar.

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Friends and family members carry the body of veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide Ang Rita, for cremation during his funeral in Kathmandu, Nepal. Ang Rita, who was the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times has died Monday at age 72 after a long illness.

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Supporters relatives and followers during the funeral procession of social activist Swami Agnivesh, near Agni Yog Ashram in Gurugram district.

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Followers of social activist Swami Agnivesh near his mortal remains, in New Delhi. Swami Agnivesh, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis, passed away on Friday at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi.

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Followers of social activist Swami Agnivesh near his mortal remains, in New Delhi. Swami Agnivesh, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis, passed away on Friday at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi.

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People pay tribute to Special Frontier Force (SFF) commando Nyima Tenzin, who lost his lifein the last week of August when he stepped on a landmine near the Line of Actual Control, during his last rites in Devachan, Leh. BJP leader Ram Madhav and party MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal are also seen.

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Army jawans carry the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Army jawans pay respects to the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Abhijit Mukherjee and Sharmistha Mukherjee, son and daughter respectively of late Pranab Mukherjee, hold the tricolour presented to them during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Army jawans carry the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Family members of late Pranab Mukherjee perform rituals during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Abhijit Mukherjee, son of late Pranab Mukherjee, pays respects during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Family members of late Pranab Mukherjee wearing PPE suits come out of the crematorium after last rites of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee being taken to the Lodhi Road crematorium for his last rites, in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away at Army's RR Hospital, Monday evening.

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Tri-Services bands perform during the funeral procession of former President Pranab Mukherjee, outside his residence in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away at Army's RR Hospital, Monday evening.

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Army personnel take part in a procession as a hearse van carrying the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee prepares to leave for Lodhi crematorium from his residence for last rites, in New Delhi.

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Army personnel take part in a procession as a hearse van carrying the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee prepares to leave for Lodhi crematorium from his residence for last rites, in New Delhi.

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The mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee being taken to Lodhi Road crematorium from his residence for the final rites, in New Delhi.

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The mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee being taken to Lodhi Road crematorium from his residence for the final rites, in New Delhi.

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Senior security and civil officers carry the mortal remains of ASI Babu Ram, who was martyred in an encounter with militants at Pantha Chowk last night, during the wreath laying ceremony, in Srinagar.

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Funeral procession of martyr Prashant Sharma, who was killed in an encounter with militants in Pulwama late Friday night, in Muzaffarnagar.

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Bollywood singer Angarag Mahanta performs the last rites of his mother, veteran Assamese singer Archana Mahanta, during her cremation at Nabagraha crematorium, in Guwahati.

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Funeral workers move a coffin containing one of the victims of a deadly stampede at a disco, in Lima, Peru. At least 13 people died Saturday night in a stampede at the Thomas Restobar disco during a police raid to enforce the country's COVID-19 lockdown.

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Family members, relatives and friends during the funeral procession of legendary vocalist Pandit Jasraj, at Versova in Mumbai. Pandit Jasraj's final rites were performed today with State Honours at Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle in Mumbai.

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CRPF jawans carry the mortal remains of their collegue Ravi Singh, who was killed in a terrorist attack in J&K's Baramulla, during his funeral ceremony, at Gaura village in Mirzapur.

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Priyanka Singh, wife of slain CRPF jawan Ravi Singh, who was killed in a terrorist attack in J&K's Baramulla, reacts during his funeral ceremony, at Gaura village in Mirzapur.

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Durga Jasraj mourns by the body of her father Pandit Jasraj, legendary Indian classical vocalist, before his funeral service in Mumbai. Jasraj died on Aug. 17.

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Wife Madhura Jasraj, daughter Durga Jasraj and son Shaarang Dev mourn near the mortal remains of late classical singer and Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj, during his last rites, at Versova in Mumbai. Jasraj (90) died due to a cardiac arrest at his home in New Jersey.

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Firefighters carry the coffins of their three of ten colleagues who were killed during the Aug. 4 explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, during their funerals at the firefighter headquarters, in Beirut, Lebanon.

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People offer the funeral prayers for J & K policeman Ishfaq Ayoub, who was killed in a militant attack at Nowgam bypass, at his residence, Maloora on the outskirts of Srinagar. Two policemen were killed and another was injured in the incident.

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Family members and supporters pay tribute to former Congress MP Surendra Prakash Goel, who died due to COVID-19, during his funeral in Ghaziabad.

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Wife Sushma Sathe, younger son Dhananjay Sathe (blue shirt) and elder son Shantanu (black shirt) pay their last respects to Wing Commander (retired) Deepak Sathe before his cremation at Tagore Nagar (Vikroli) crematorium in Mumbai.

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Police personnel pay gun salute to Wing Commander (retired) Deepak Sathe during his funeral ceremony at Tagore Nagar (Vikroli) crematorium in Mumbai. Sathe, pilot-in-command of the Air India Express plane that crashed in Kerala last week, was cremated with state honours.

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Family members and Air India staff pay homage to Captain Deepak Sathe who died during a crash at Kozhikode International Airport on Friday night, at the airport in Mumbai. The mortal remains of Sathe reached Mumbai on Sunday afternoon in a cargo flight from Cochin International Airport in Kerala.

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People carry the coffin of a loved one during a funeral in Los Sauces cemetery, amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.

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Daughters perform last rites of former SP leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, at Chhatarpur in New Delhi. Singh (64) who died in a Singapore hospital is survived by his wife Pankaja Singh and two daughters - Drishti and Disha.

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Am ambulance carries the mortal remains of West Bengal Pradesh Congress President Somen Mitra during his funeral procession, in Kolkata.

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Relatives wearing PPE perform last rites of a COVID-19 victim, at a graveyard in Ajmer.

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Health workers wearing PPE kits bury the body of a woman who died of COVID-19, at Wazirbagh in Srinagar.

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Municipal workers and family members wearing protective suits carry the body of a person who died of COVID-19 for burial, in Karad.

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Volunteers from Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) wearing PPE kits perform prayers before burial of the body of a COVID-19 victim, in Chennai.

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Health workers carry the body of a person who died of COVID-19 to perform burial at a graveyard, during rain, in Ajmer

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Residents of M S Palya place pipes on a road, blocking the route for an ambulance carrying a COVID-19 victim's body for cremation in their area, in Bengaluru.

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Volunteers prepare to bury a 7-month-old infant child, who died due to COVID-19 at AIIMS Trauma centre, at ITO cemetary in New Delhi. The child, identified as Azar, was buried by medics on request by his father who couldn't reach the national capital as he was quarantined in his hometown in MP's Bhind.

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Notorious gangster Vikas Dubey's wife and son leave after his cremation at Bhairav Ghat Hindu Crematory, in Kanpur. Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur ambush case, was shot dead by police personnel at Bhauti area today when he allegedly tried to flee while travelling back to Kanpur from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh after a day of his arrest.

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People offer the funeral prayers for BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari and his father and brother, who were killed by the militants, in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

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Relatives wail during the funeral of the BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. Bari, along with his father and brother, was allegedly killed by the militants on Wednesday evening.

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Relatives, villagers and officials pay tribute to Sub-Inspector Nebbu Lal Bind, who was martyred during an encounter in Kanpur, during his funeral ceremony, in Bhadohi district of UP.

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Police personnel carry the mortal remains of Constable Jitendra Pal Singh who died in Kanpur encounter yesterday, at Barari village in Mathura.

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A security official pays last respects to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Kuldeep Oraon, during his funeral, in Sahibganj district. Oraon, was killed in an encounter between security forces and militants on Thursday night, July 2, 2020, in Malbagh area of Srinagar.

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People hold Tricolor during a funeral procession of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Kuldeep Oraon, in Sahibganj district. Oraon, was killed in an encounter between security forces and militants on Thursday night, July 2, 2020, in Malbagh area of Srinagar.

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Nasima Begum, mother of martyr Salim Khan, who lost his life during the Galwal valley clash, get emotional during his funeral ceremony, in Patiala.

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Family members and relatives of martyr Salim Khan, who lost his life during the Galwan valley clash, prepare for his burial, in Patiala.

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BJP MP Bharati Pawar pays tribute to martyr Sachin Vikram, who lost his life during the Galwan valley clash, in Nashik district.

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Undertaker Samim and family members of deceased COVID-19 patient perform burial, at a graveyard in New Delhi.

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Health workers and family members wearing PPE pay their respects during the cremation of a COVID-19 victim, in Karad.

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Health workers wearing PPE perform cremation of a COVID-19 victim, in Beawar.

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Municipal workers and family members wearing protective suits cremate the body of a COVID-19 patient, at a crematorium in Karad.

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A family member looks on during the funeral of a relative, who died due to COVID-19, at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi.

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Relatives and health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits perform the burial of a woman, who died of COVID-19, during her funeral at a graveyard, in Srinagar. Three more COVID 19 deaths have been reported since this morning and eighth in the past 24 hours taking the number of deaths 78 in Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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A family member pays tribute to martyr Naib Dipak Singh during his funeral ceremony, at his native village in Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh Galwan valley on Monday night.

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Mamata Orang (C), mother, and Sakuntala Orang (L), sister of Rajesh Orang pay their respects during his funeral ceremony, at Belgoria village in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Orang was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Family members of martyr Naib Dipak Singh mourn near his mortal remains during his funeral ceremony, at his native village in Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh Galwan valley on Monday night.

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Relatives, police and villagers carry the mortal remains of Rajesh Orang during his funeral ceremony, at Belgoria village in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Orang was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Sandeep Kaur, daughter of Naib Subedar Satnam Singh mourns near his mortal remains during his last rites, at his native village Vhoj Raj in Gurdaspur district. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.

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Funeral procession of Naib Subedar Satnam Singh who was martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at his native village Vhoj Raj in Gurdaspur district.

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Army and administrative officers pay tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj.

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I.G. Range Kavindra Pratap Singh pays tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj.

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Family members and relatives salute to pay respect to Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in the clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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People shower flower petals on the mortal remains of Colonel Santosh Babu during his funeral procession, in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Wife of Colonel Santosh Babu mourns near his mortal remains during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet.

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Army personnel handover the Tricolor to family members of Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Family members pay their respects to the mortal remains of Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet. He was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Army personnel wrap the mortal remains of Col.Santosh Babu with Tricolor during his last rites, in Suryapet. He was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Army personnel pay gun salute to Havildar Sunil Kumar during his last rites, in Maner.

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Ayush Kumar, son of Havildar Sunil Kumar, consigns flames to his father’s mortal remains during his cremation in Maner. Hav. Sunil Kumar was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh.

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Army personnel carry the mortal remains of martyr Havaldar Sunil Kumar who was killed in the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, during his funeral procession, at Tarapur in Patna.

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Army jawans pay gun salute to Havildar Sunil Kumar during his last rites, in Maner. Hav Sunil Kumar was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh.

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Cemetery workers place into a grave the coffin that contains the remains Juliana Ramos at the Martires 19 de Julio cemetery, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. According to the family the 75-year-old woman, who suffered from diabetes, died at hospital after being admitted with symptoms related to the new coronavirus.

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Army personnel perform the last rites of Havildar Palani in Ramanathapuram. Palani was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh.

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Chand Mohammad wearing a PPE kit cremates the body of a person who died of COVID-19, at a crematorium in New Delhi. Chand joined a company which deployed him as a sweeper at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital. The job requires him to handle bodies of those dying of coronavirus. His work demands an eight hours shift with higher risk of contracting the infection to meet his family's requirements including his mother's thyroid disorder. Due to lack of money, the 20-year-old stated that there are times when his family eats only once in a day to save ration for the next day.

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