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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren greets MLAs as he arrives for the opening day of the first session of the 5th Assembly Session, in Ranchi.

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BJP MLA's stage a protest against the alleged state government at Madhya Pradesh Assembly, in Bhopal.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with party MLAs addresses a press conference during the second day of the Winter Session of the State Assembly, at Vidhan Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray during the second day of the Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur.

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Former Maharashtra chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other BJP MLAs during the second day of the Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives to attend the Winter session of State Assembly in Lucknow.

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Congress MLA Ashok Chauhan arrives for the first day of Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly session, at Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur.

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Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis addresses the media on his arrival for the first day of Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly session, at Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray arrive on the first day of the Winter Session of Maharashtra State Assembly at Vidhan Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar being escorted by CRPF jawans as he comes out from State Assembly during his visit, in Kolkata. Dhankhar who had to wait outside the West Bengal Assembly as the gate designated for the governor was locked, said the "humiliation" meted out to the governor's post has put the country's democratic history to "shame".

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and State Assembly Speaker Nana Patole wait to receive Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Vidhan Bhavan for State Assembly session in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray receives Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Vidhan Bhavan for State Assembly session in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and leader of opposition Devendra Fadnavis during the State Assembly session, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari speaks during the State Assembly session, in Mumbai.

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Congress MLA Nana Patole being greeted by Maharshtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and other leaders after he was elected unopposed as State Assembly Speaker, in Mumbai.

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Congress party leaders hold placards during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and National Register of Citizens (NRC) during the Winter Session of the Assam Legislative Assembly, at ALA premises in Guwahati.

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Newly-elected Haryana Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Ranbir Singh Gangwa Prajapati being greeted by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during state Assembly Session, in Chandigarh.

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Samajwadi Party legislators stage a 'Samvidhan Bachao' sit-in at Uttar Pradesh Assembly premises on the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas, at Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Legislative Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit and others arrive to attend a special joint session on the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas, at Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel during a special joint session on the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas, at Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Elected State Assembly members during BJP MLA meeting in Mumbai.

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Congress legislators stage a protest during Winter Session of the Assembly, in Patna.

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Congress MLAs create ruckus in the Assembly over absentee ministers, in Bhubaneswar.

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker HN Dixit (R) greets Goa Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar at Vidhan Bhawan, in Lucknow.

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Odisha Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro presents a certificate to BJD MLA Rita Sahoo after she took an oath during a swearing-in ceremony at Odisha Legislative Assembly, in Bhubaneswar.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik speaks during the first day of the winter legislative assembly, in Bhubaneswar.

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Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy speaks during a silent protest by media personnel against the ban on photojournalists and electronic media cameraman from covering the Assembly Session, in Bengaluru.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses during the 36-hour special session in the UP Assembly to mark the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh deputy CM speaks at UP legislative council as part of the 36-hour special session to mark the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Lucknow.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the new Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha building, in Ranchi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das during the inauguration of new Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha building, in Ranchi.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a group photo with the newly inducted ministers after their swearing-ing ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expanded his cabinet to include 23 new ministers.

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly building illuminated on the eve of Independence Day, in Bhopal.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa with his party MLAs during the assembly session to announce the new speaker, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Newly elected Karnataka Assembly speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri being greeted by former speaker KR Ramesh Kumar during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Newly elected Karnataka Assembly speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri being escorted by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Congress leader Siddaramaiah to the speaker chair during the assembly session to announce the new speaker at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy speaks during the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government to prove their majority in the state Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Congress leader D K Shivakumar speaks during the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government to prove the majority in the state Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar hands over his resignation to Deputy Speaker Krishna Reddy after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government proved its majority in the state Assembly by winning the confidence motion by a voice vote, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar speaks during an Assembly session to prove the majority for Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa with his party leaders and MLAs during a confidence motion session to prove his majority in the state Assembly by a voice vote, in Bengaluru.

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BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs show victory sign after HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs show victory sign after HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Bharatiya Janata Party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, center, displays the victory symbol along with party lawmakers after the Congress party's ruling coalition lost the trust vote, inside the assembly in Bangalore.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, his deputy G Parameshwara and Minister RV Deshpande during the vote of confidence in Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru. Kumaraswamy lost trust vote 99-105.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, standing right, as a trust vote is conducted inside the assembly in Bangalore. Kumaraswamy lost the trust vote.

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Former chief minister and Congress-JD(S) coordination committee chairman Siddaramaiah speaks during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath and other parliamentarians attend the Supplementary Budget during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar speaks during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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A view of an Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly speaker Hriday Narain Dixit and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna (R) along with SP, Congress and BSP leaders display radio frequency identity cards (RFID) in Assembly premises, in Lucknow.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy speaks during the Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister and BJP State President B S Yeduyurappa during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, state Revenue Minister R V Deshpande and other MLA's during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Opposition party MLA displays placards during a protest against the state government over drought situation in the state, during the Monsoon Session of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar speaks during an Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy arrives for assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former Karnataka chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP State Chief BS Yeddyurappa sleeps on the floor of Vidhana Soudha during an overnight protest over the delay in the confidence motion being put to vote, in Bengaluru.

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BJP legislators at Vidhana Soudha during an overnight protest over the delay in the confidence motion being put to vote, in Bengaluru

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Former chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs after the assembly was adjourned for the second time at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Former chief minister & BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa, Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar and other leaders after the assembly was adjourned at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) MLA & wife of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Anita Kumaraswamy during the assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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A view of an Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy speaks at the Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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BJP activists stage a demonstration against hike in electricity bills, during the monsoon session of the State Assembly, in Bhopal.

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BJP MLAs walk out from the House protesting over the law and order situation during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Madhya Pradesh State Assembly, in Bhopal.

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BJP members display placards during a protest demanding the resignation of the Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, in the Legislative Council at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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BJP members display placards as they protest in the well of the Legislative Council demanding resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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RJD senior leader Rabri Devi along with party legislators stage a protest against Bihar government, during the monsoon session of State Assembly, in Patna.

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Police personnel stand guard at the entrance of the Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru.

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Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot along with Chief Minister Kamal Nath and other colleagues proceeds towards the Assembly to present the annual budget for 2019-20, in Bhopal.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot presents the state budget 2019-20, at Rajasthan assembly, in Jaipur.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik greets the members on the first day of the Budget Session of Assembly, in Bhubaneswar.

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after proving the majority of his BJP-led government during confidence motion held at Goa State Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after proving the majority of his BJP-led government during confidence motion held at Goa State Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant delivers a speech during a confidence motion held at a special session in Goa State Legislative Assembly, in Panaji. Twenty MLAs voted for the motion of confidence in the two-day-old government, while 15 opposed it.

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Lt Governor Anil Baijal addresses the legislators on the opening day of the Budget Session of Delhi Assembly in New Delhi. Speaker Ram Niwas Goel is also seen.

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Lt Governor Anil Baijal being welcomed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on his arrival for his address on the opening day of the Budget Session of Delhi Assembly in New Delhi.

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Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati being greeted by former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the opening day of the Budget Session, in Bhopal.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress and CPI-ML legislators stage a protest dharna against the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case during the Budget session of the state Assembly, on the campus of Bihar Assembly in Patna.

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Congress legislator from Sitamarhi Amit Kumar Tunna arrive at Bihar Assembly on a bullock cart on the first-day of Budget Session 2019-20, in Patna.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon during a joint session of Bihar Assembly on the first day of Budget Session, in Patna.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik with state's Finance Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera showcase a briefcase consisting papers ahead of Budget Session of Odisha Assembly, in Bhubaneswar.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomes opposition legislative members after inaugurating Central Hall of Bihar Legislative Assembly, in Patna.

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Opposition SP-BSP members stage a protest at the Vidhan Sabha before the Governor Ram Naik's address to the joint sitting of the state legislature, in Lucknow.

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Opposition members shout slogans and create ruckus in front of the podium of Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik (unseen) during his address to the joint sitting of the state legislature on the first day of Budget Session, in Lucknow.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrives to present the State Budget in the Goa Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presents the State Budget in the Goa Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.

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Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar addresses the budget session in the state Assembly in Goa.

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AIUDF MLAs stages a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on the first day of Assam Assembly Budget Session, in Guwahati.

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Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh is greeted by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at Rajasthan Assembly, in Jaipur.

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Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh, state Assembly Speaker C.P. Joshi and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the ongoing Rajasthan Assembly, in Jaipur.

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Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel being greeted by newly-elected Madhya Pradesh Assembly speaker NP Prajapati and MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath, as she arrives to address the winter session, in Bhopal.

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A view of the proceedings being conducted on the first day of the winter session of Madhya Pradesh State Assembly, in Bhopal.

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Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddhartha Nath Singh greets senior Congress leader Ajay Singh at Vidhan Bhawan during the Winter Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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A view of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha as Winter Session of UP Assembly is in progress, in Lucknow.

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An illuminated Delhi Assembly during its Silver Jubilee celebrations, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal unveils a plaque as Dy CM Manish Sisodia, Delhi Vidhan Sabha Speaker Ram Niwas Goel and AAP MLA Rakhi Bidlan look on, at the inauguration of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Delhi Assembly, in New Delhi.

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