Participants attend a convention of writers, artists, academicians and conscientious people in New Delhi protesting against religious bigotry and communal violence.

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Head Priest of Jagannath Temple Dilipdasji offers dates to MLA Gyashudin Shaikh during a special Iftaar Party organised for communal harmony in Ahmedaad.

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Participants during the inauguration of National Integration Goodwill Camp at a college, in Gurgaon.

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A woman listens inside the Open Mosque, as she and other woman share the same area with men in Cape Town, South Africa. The Open Mosque was founded by Dr. Taj Hargey and is based on gender equality and non-sectarian Islamic rules - Christians and people from other religions are welcome and woman share the same area for prayers as men inside the mosque. Hargey claims it is the first of its kind in South Africa.

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A Muslim family participating in a prayer session of Lord Ganesha during the ongoing Ganesh festival in Mumbai.

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Feroz, 30, a Muslim artist dressed like Hindu god Shiva performs during a cultural event in Allahabad.

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Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah sings a bhajan during the closing ceremony of Kalke Mahotsav 2010 in Moradabad

Muslim students light earthen lamps to mark Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at a school in Ahmedabad. Diwali will be celebrated across the country on Nov. 5.

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