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Anniversaries, Homages & Tributes

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar pays tribute to Congress leader late Vinayak Patil, who passed away last week, in Nashik.

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A military helicopter flies in front of the Parthenon temple on the ancient Acropolis hill in Athens during a national holiday. The helicopters fly next to Acropolis hill to celebrate Greece's refusal to align itself with a belligerent fascist Italy in 1940 and instead fight a much stronger opponent, a decision which dragged it into World War II and eventually led to a brutal occupation by Nazi Germany.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President K.R. Narayanan on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat salutes Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane as he leaves after paying tribute at National War Memorial on Infantry Day, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat at National War Memorial on Infantry Day, in New Delhi.

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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper after paying tribute at National War Memorial, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat along with Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane at National War Memorial on Infantry Day, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat and Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naranave pose for a group photograph with other officers at National War Memorial on Infantry Day, in New Delhi.

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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper pay tribute at National War Memorial, in New Delhi.

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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper pay tribute at National War Memorial, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to the fallen heroes of 33 Corps in Sikkim.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives to pay homage to martyrs of 33 Corps during his visit to Sikkim.

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J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina pays tribute to Pt. Prem Nath Dogra on his birth anniversary at Dogra Chowk in Jammu.

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Qutab Minar illuminated in the tri-colors of the Hungarian national flags during the commemoration of the 64th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and Freedom Fight, in New Delhi.

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French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after paying his respects by the coffin of slain teacher Samuel Paty in the courtyard of the Sorbonne university during a national memorial event in Paris. French history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, by a 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police.

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Lt. Gov. Manoj Sinha lays a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Memorial at Armed Police Complex on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day-2020, at Zewan in Srinagar.

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Lt. Gov. Manoj Sinha pays tribute at the Martyrs’ Memorial at Armed Police Complex on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day-2020, at Zewan in Srinagar.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray pays tribute to martyrs on National Police Commemoration Day, at Naigaon ground in Mumbai.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays tribute to former union minister late Ram Vilas Paswan during a program at LJP office, in Patna.

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DMK President MK Stalin pays tribute to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's mother Thavusayammal, at CM's residence, in Chennai. She passed away last week in Salem at the age of 93 due to age-related ailments.

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DMK President and Tamil Nadu Opposition leader MK Stalin with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami at the latter's residence to console him on his mother's demise, in Chennai.

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In this file photo renowned Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri receives Jnanpith Award from Kerala Cultural Minister AK Balan (L) at his residence at Kumaranallur in Palakkad. Namboothiri, 94, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 15, 2020.

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Renowned Malayalam poet and Jnanpith laureate Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passed away, Thursday morning. He was 94.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, looks at the skyline of Shenzhen during a visit to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdogn Province. Xi promised Wednesday new steps to back development of China's biggest tech center, Shenzhen, amid a feud with Washington that has disrupted access to U.S. technology and is fueling ambitions to create Chinese providers.

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Monks prepare to offer prayers in rememberance of former Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his death anniversary, at Wat Thai monastery in Gaya.

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Dr Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a virtual ceremony held to release a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in the honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia on her birth centenary.

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Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia pays tributes to Vijaya Raje Scindia on her birth anniversary, in Gwalior.

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Union Minister and senior BJP leader Smriti Irani pays tribute to Vijaya Raje Scindia on the occasion of her birth anniversary, at BJP HQ, in New Delhi.

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BJP President J.P. Nadda pays tribute to Vijaya Raje Scindia on the occasion of her birth anniversary, at BJP HQ, in New Delhi.

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Former Maharashtra chief minister and Bihar BJP election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis and party leader Bhupendar Yadav pay tribute to Jai Prakash Narayan on his birth anniversary at his residence, in Patna.

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BJP National President JP Nadda pays tribute to Jai Prakash Narayan on his birth anniversary, during his visit to Bihar ahead of State Assembly elections, in Patna.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan on his birth anniversary, in Patna.

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A Gurukul teacher paints a portrait of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bacchan on the eve of his birthday, at Lalbaug in Mumbai.

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This image made from video broadcasted by North Korea's KRT, shows a military parade with what appears to be possible new intercontinental ballistic missile at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang.

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, people celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country's Workers' Party at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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A woman prays at the memorial cemetery in Potocari, after the first public showing of Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic's film on the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica - "Quo Vadis, Aida?", in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica. The Srebrenica massacre was the culmination of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, which pitted the country's three main ethnic factions - Serbs, Croats and Bosnian Muslims.

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In this image made from video broadcasted by North Korea's KRT. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a ceremony to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling party in Pyongyang.

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Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader late Ram Vilas Paswan, along with his mother pays tribute to the mortal remains of his father before the cremation, 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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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan, who passed away on Thursday evening, before his funeral procession, in Patna.

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People gather around a hearse carrying the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, at party office, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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Army personnel carry the coffin of late Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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Jan Adhikar Party President Pappu Yadav along with others leaders pay tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at LJP office, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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BJP Bihar in Charge Bhupender Yadav along with others leaders pay tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at party office, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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LJP MP Pashupati Kumar Paras pays tribute to the mortal remains of his brother and Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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Grandson of late Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan pays tribute to his grandfather at Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at Jaiprakash Narayan Airports, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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Lok Janshakti Party chief and MP Chirag Paswan pays tribute to the mortal remains of his father and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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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 at Vidhan Sabha campus, in Patna. Paswan (74) died at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday evening after recently undergoing a heart surgery.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan, who passed away Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan, who passed away Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan, who passed away Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Family members pay tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, consoles a supporter paying tributes to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani consoles Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, while paying tributes to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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MoS Finance Anurag Thakur pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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AAP leader Sanjay Singh pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Indian national flag flies at half-mast at Rashtrapati Bhavan following the demise of Union Minister and LJP leader Ramvilas Paswan, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal with Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, while paying tributes to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (C) pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, while paying tributes to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda pays greets family members of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets family members of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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LJP (S) President Satyanand Sharma pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise, in Patna.

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BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur arrives to pay tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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NCP chief Sharad Pawar arrives to pay tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Public outside the residence of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan as they wait to pay tribute to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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Public outside the residence of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan as they wait to pay tribute to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, BJP National President Amit Shah with Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and Rajya Sabha leader Anil Balooni display the victory sign on their arrival at Parliament House, in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this, file photo Prime minister Narendra Modi with Bihar Chief Minister and Janta Dal-United chief Nitish Kumar and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan being garlanded during an election campaign for Lok Sabha polls, at Ramnagar in West Champaran. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan during an election campaign rally ahead of the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls, at Paliganj in Patna. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President Ram Vilas Paswan, his son Chirag Paswan and family members arrive for the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha at Parliament House, in New Delhi. Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, then AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi attend a Roza Iftar Party at the residence of Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan, in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Lok Janshakti party Chief Ram Vilas Paswan celebrates his 65th birthday in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan exchange greeting during an Iftaar party in Patna. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Congress President Sonia Gandhi with Lok Jan Shakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan at Paswan's residence in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Chairman of the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq receives the members of a Parliamentary and civil society team headed by Ram Vilas Paswan (2nd R) at his residence in Srinagar. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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In this file photo, Lok Janshakti party Chief Ram Vilas Paswan with his wife Reena Paswan and son Chirag Paswan pose for a photograph on the occasion of Ram Vilas Paswan's 65th birthday in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020. He was 74.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the birth centenary closing ceremony of late RSS leader and journalist Manik Chandra Vajpayee, in New Delhi.

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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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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pays his respects during the state funeral service for former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica in Toronto.

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Congress party leader Kuldeep Bishnoi pays tribute to former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal on his 90th birth anniversary, in Hisar.

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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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Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, in Pune.

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People raise slogans after paying homage to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary, in Varanasi.

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Congress Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat pays floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, in Amritsar.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the celebration on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, in Lucknow.

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Governor of Maharashtra and Goa Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversary, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.

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Congress workers pay floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversary, in Thane.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, in Patna.

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Former Rajasthan Deputy CM and senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, at party office in Jaipur.

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Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit along with Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, at Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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