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Lokayukta & Lokpal

Special Establishment Police (Lokayukta) conduct a raid at the residence of Anand Mohan Vyas, retired secretary of Krishi Upaj Mandi of Agar Malwa, in Bhopal.

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Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy during the swearing-in ceremony of Justice P Laxman Reddy, who has been appointed State's Lokayukta, at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram, in Vijayawada.

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Indian farmers attend a protest rally on the start of an indefinite hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi

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Social activist Anna Hazare waves the Indian national flag during the start of his indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi

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Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty being shifted to a hospital after he was stabbed by a complainant in his office in Bengaluru.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan greets the newly appointed Lokayukta Naresh Gupta after the oath ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal.

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Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra at Lokayukta office to file his complaint against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairing the Group of Ministers meeting on the issues related to Lokpal Bill, in New Delhi. Union Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley, the Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh are also seen.

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At Last Gov Naik and Akhilesh with Lokayukta Justice Mishra (right)

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At Last Gov Naik and Akhilesh with Lokayukta Justice Mishra (right)

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Justice (retired) Sanjay Mishra shakes hand with UP Govenor Ram Naik after taking oath as Lokayukta, Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow. CM Akhilesh Yadav is also seen.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha on the first day of monsoon session in New Delhi.

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New movement Crowds heading for Anna Hazare’s famous protest at Ramlila Maidan, Delhi

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Social activist Anna Hazare leaves Maharashtra Sadan along with Trinamool leader Mukul Roy to meet Mamata Banerjee in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's family watching the proceedings in the Delhi Assembly during its special session called for anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill, in New Delhi.

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Pop singer Vandana Vadhera performs as NSUI activists celebrate the passing of Lokpal bill at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

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Arvind Kejriwal vs Anna Hazare Kejriwal sent heart-shaped letters to Anna all year round, begging him to support their anti-corruption movement’s political avatar. Anna petulantly dumped him and pointedly ignored AAP when his pet Lokpal Bill was passed. Struggling with deeper existential issues in Delhi, Kejriwal and Co dubbed the bill ‘Jokepal’.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi at a meeting with party workers who came to greet her on the passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, at Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with the new DPCC President Arvinder Singh Lovely meeting party workers who came to greet him on the passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, at his residence in New Delhi on Thursday. Party President Sonia Gandhi is also seen.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting with party workers who came to greet him on the passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi is greeted by the party workers on the passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, at Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi.

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Anna Hazare's supporters celebrate after the passage of Lokpal Bill by Lok Sabha, in Mumbai.

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Anna Hazare with Kiran Bedi receives roses in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokpal Bill by the Lok Sabha.

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Anna Hazare is offered juice to break his fast in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha.

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Anna Hazare waves a Tricolours before his supporters in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha.

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Anna Hazare is greeted with a rose by a girl child in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha.

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Anna Hazare breaks his fast with juice in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha.

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Anna Hazare supporters wave their national flags as they celebrate the news of passing of the Lokpal Bill, in New Delhi.

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Anna Hazare celebrates with his supporters at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district the passage of the Lokpal Bill by the Rajya Sabha.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh exchanges greetings with Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal after Lokpal Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare during his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district.

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Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal offering juice to party leader Gopal Rai to break his hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, during a press conference in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare during the fifth day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal and Ajay Maken addresses a press conference at AICC office in New Delhi. Seeking to give a big push to the Lokpal Bill, Rahul appealed to all political parties to support the legislation saying it is a "very very powerful instrument" in the fight against corruption.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal and Ajay Maken addresses a press conference at AICC office in New Delhi. Seeking to give a big push to the Lokpal Bill, Rahul appealed to all political parties to support the legislation saying it is a "very very powerful instrument" in the fight against corruption.

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Former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi having a word with Anna Hazare during the second day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district.

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Social activist Anna Hazare pays floral tribute to a wax statue of Nelson Mandela during the second day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

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Anna Hazare supporters hold a fast to press for the Jan Lokpal Bill at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Chief Minister Narendra Modi greets Justice (retired) D P Buch after he was sworn-in as Gujarat Lokayukta, in Gandhinagar.

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Social activist Anna Hazare takes a solitary walk outside the US Capitol in Washington DC.

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Social activist Anna Hazare with former Army Chief Gen. (Rtd.) V K Singh during a press conference in New Delhi.

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Lokayukta police conducting a raid in the house of Chief Conservator of Forests Basant Kumar Singh (left, wearing a cap) in Bhopal. Police, reportedly, recovered assets (inset) worth over Rs. 40 crore.

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AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal with Prashant Bhushan addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare with Gen (retd.) VK Singh addresses a press conference in New Delhi. Anna accused the government of betrayal on the issue of making Lokpal a strong tool to curb corruption and dismissed the proposed legislation as "ineffective".

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Former Army Chief General (Retd.) V K Singh with social activist Anna Hazare paying their respect to a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at an event where Gandhi's personal memorabilia were brought from London, at the airport in Mumbai.

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Justice (retd) R A Mehta at his residence in Ahmedabad . The Supreme Court upheld the appointment of Justice (retd) R A Mehta as the Lokayukta of the state of Gujarat.

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Anna Hazare’s supporters at India Gate, Delhi, Aug 2012

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Social activist Anna Hazare with former army chief VK Singh at a students' Sammelan (congregation) in Varanasi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare receives treatment at Medanta hospital in Gurgaon.

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Social activist Anna Hazare during a meeting with his core committee members at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.

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Anna Hazare and former Army chief Gen V K Singh during a press meet in Mumbai.

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‘Main ANA Hoon’ Kejriwal announces his entry into politics

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Team Anna protests

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Another war Anna and others on fast, Jantar Mantar, Delhi, Aug 2

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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev waves Tri-colours with supporters on the first day of his three-day fast in the issues of black money and corruption at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi.

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Supporters of yoga guru Baba Ramdev shout slogans during a mass anti-corruption protest, in New Delhi.

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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev gestures during a mass anti-corruption protest at the Ramlila ground, in New Delhi.

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Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev pays homage at Rajghat, the memorial to late Mahatma Gandhi, before relaunching his anti-corruption protest in New Delhi.

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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev waves to the media as he leaves after paying homage at Rajghat, the memorial to late Mahatma Gandhi, before relaunching his anti-corruption protest in New Delhi.

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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev gestures as he arrives to pay homage at Rajghat, the memorial to the late Mahatma Gandhi, before relaunching his anti-corruption protest in New Delhi. Ramdev launched a three-day fast along with his supporters demanding immediate action to enact a strong Lokpal and steps to bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks failing which he will announce his future strategy.

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Social activist Anna Hazare being greeted by villagers on reaching at Ralegan Siddhi.

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Anna Hazare listens to Arvind Kejriwal during their fast against corruption at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Team Anna ended their fast today and declared that they would take part in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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Gen (Retd.) V.K. Singh offers coconut water to social activist Anna Hazare for breaking his fast to end the agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Anti-corruption activists Anna Hazare, gestures during a protest in New Delhi. Anna said its political alternative will not compromise on corruption, holding their fight is for changing the system and not power.

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Anna Hazare's supporters with Tri-colours during the march from India gate to Jantar Mantar, the venue of Team Anna's agitation against corruption in New Delhi.

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A girl ties Rakhi on the wrist of social activist Arvind Kejriwal during Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare during the agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare walk over a poster of India's political leaders at a protest in New Delhi.

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A woman supporter of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare participates in a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Rights activist and a key aide of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, center, smiles as he stands with Anupam Kher, second left, during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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A woman supporter of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare ties a rakhi to mark the occasion of "Raksha Bandhan" during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Rights activist and a key aide of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, right, speaks to Anupam Kher during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Team Anna blinked in the battle of attrition with the Government by announcing plans to end the indefinite fast tomorrow evening as it pitched for an alternative to the current political system.

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A girl supporter of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare ties a rakhi to mark the occasion of "Raksha Bandhan" during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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A woman supporter ties rakhi on the wrist of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare to mark the festival of "Raksha Bandhan" during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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What next? Anna Hazare fasting on a dais near Jantar Mantar, Delhi

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Anna Hazare supporters during a candle light vigil for their agitation against corruption at Gateway of India, in Mumbai.

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A supporter, dressed up as demon king Ravana, shouts slogans with others during the 8th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Social activists Anna Hazare, Kiren Bedi, Manish Sisodia, Prashant Bhushan and actor Ranvir Shorey during the 7th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare wave Indian flags on the third day of his hunger strike in New Delhi. Hazare is on his fifth hunger strike in 16 months to push for strong anti-graft legislation.

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Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare drinks water on the third day of his hunger strike in New Delhi. Hazare is on his fifth hunger strike in 16 months to push for strong anti-graft legislation.

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Police detain a Team Anna supporter who was participating in a protest outside the residence of Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in New Delhi.

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Police detain a Team Anna supporter who was participating in a protest outside the residence of Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in New Delhi.

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A group of supporters dancing during the 6th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters during the 6th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare shouts slogans during the 6th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters of India's anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, display the Indian flag near the India Gate war memorial in New Delhi.

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Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare with two young supporters on the first day of his hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

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Anna Hazare with two young supporters on the first day of his hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

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Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare holds up the model of a key signifying the key of swiss bank locker, during the fifth day of their agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare undergoes a medical test during his hunger-strike. Arvind Kejriwal and the other team Anna members are on the fifth day of their agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters wave Tricolours during the 4th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare hold placards with portraits of former ministers and the Virbhadra Singh, left, Vilasrao Deshmukh, second from left, P. Chidambaram, right, and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a protest at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi. Three followers of Hazare said they would continue their fast indefinitely to pressure the government into passing a strong law against corruption.

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Social activist Anna Hazare wears a headgear presented to him by supporters during the 4th day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Weekend provided some respite for Team Anna as moderate crowds turned up at their indefinite fast, while Anna Hazare geared up to join the hunger strike from tomorrow.

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Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare speaks during a protest at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Yoga guru Swami Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare hug each other during the third day of Team Anna's agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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A Team Anna supporter during their agitation against corruption at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare participate in a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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