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Left party activists supporting Telangana State Road Transport Corporation employees during a protest at their ongoing strike, in Hyderabad.

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Buses parked at a depot during TSRTC employees' strike over completion of their various demands, at Secundrabad in Hyderabad

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A worker cleans an empty bus depot during a bandh called by Telangana RTC employees, in Hyderabad.

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A view of a deserted road during a bandh called by Telangana RTC employees, in Hyderabad.

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A motorcyclist rides past parked ambulances during a two-day statewide strike by a group of contractual staff running ambulance service, in Prayagraj.

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Train passengers face difficulties outside New Delhi Railway Station as most of the taxies and auto-rickshaws were off the roads due to transport strike, in New Delhi.

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A view of a deserted market during a complete shutdown being observed in protest against the abrogation of Article 370, in Drass.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata. Emergency wards, outdoor facilities, pathological units of many government medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private medical facilities in the state have remained closed over the past two days in the wake of the protest.

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A view of the deserted Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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Pilgrims on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine rest under under the shade of trees and wait for transport outside a railway station on a hot day in Jammu. Intense heat wave continues to plague northern India, with several areas across the region, hitting temperatures above 46 degrees Celsius (115 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Passengers stranded at Jammu railway station during a strike called by the All J&K Transport Welfare Association to protest against non-issuance of fitness certificates to commercial vehicles by State Transport Department, in Jammu.

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Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard on a deserted street during a strike in Srinagar, Kashmir. Kashmiri separatists called for strike against allegedly ill-treatment to the ailing Jammu Kashmir Libration Front chairman Yasin Malik by by India's National Investigation Agency, or NIA and also urged people to boycott polls in Indian portion of Kashmir during the third phase of election.

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A security personnel stands guard at Lal Chowk during a strike call given by separatist leaders to protest against the alleged custodial death of a youth, in Srinagar.

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Police personnel inspect a charred bus set ablaze during a student protest against the administration of Magadh University, in Bodh Gaya.

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Stranded passengers waiting for their flights out of JKIA airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Some hundreds of air passengers were stranded in Kenya because of a strike at Nairobi's international airport by the Kenya Aviation Workers Union.

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Members of various organisations block the traffic on a road during the 'Bharat Bandh' protest, called against the “13-point roster system”, in Patna.

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Members of various organisations block a road during the 'Bharat Bandh' protest called against the “13-point roster system”, in Patna.

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RJD activist burn tyres to block a road during the 'Bharat Bandh' protest, called against the “13-point roster system”, in Patna. The roaster system allegedly affects the chances of SC, ST, and OBC candidates to take up faculty posts in universities.

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Security personnel guard in a street during a strike call given by traders in protest against the extension of Central laws to Jammu and Kashmir and ban on Jamat-e-Islami, in Srinagar.

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Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) buses parked at a depot during an indefinite strike by GSRTC employees to press for their various demands, including implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, in Ahmedabad.

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A view of the closed shops at a market during a bandh called to condemn the Pulwama terror attack, in Beawar.

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Shopkeepers sit in front of their closed shops during a bandh called by Confederation of All India Traders against Pulwama terror attack, in Dimapur, Nagaland.

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Paramilitary soldiers patrol a closed market during a strike in Srinagar.

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People walk past barbwire set up as road blockade by police during a strike in Srinagar. Restriction on the movement of vehicles were imposed protectively in parts of Srinagar as separatist groups called for a strike on the anniversary of execution of Afzal Guru, who was convicted and given death sentence for his role in the 2001 attack on Indian Parliament.

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Securitystand guard during high alert near SKICC, the main venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function, on the banks of Dal Lake, in Srinagar. Security has been beefed up following the strike call given by Joint Hurriyat Leadership as Prime Minister arrives in Jammu and Kashmir on a day-long visit to inaugurate various projects.

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The shadow of Los Angeles City Hall is cast on a building while striking Los Angeles Unified teachers gather in Grand Park in Los Angeles. A tentative deal was reached between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said.

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Shops remain closed during a 12-hr Assam bandh called by Adavishi Mahasabha, in Baska district of Assam.

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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses parked at the Wadala depot during the 8th consecutive day of the strike in Mumbai.

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Samsung mobile factory workers protest to their demands in Noida.

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Samsung mobile factory workers stand out side of the factory during their strike in Noida.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) activists demonstrate against the BJP government at Shivaji Maharaj Chowk, in Solapur.

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Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hours-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against "anti-people" policies of the Center, in Nagpur.

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A deserted look of street and closed shops during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Kozhikode.

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Activists under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) raise slogans during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Shimla.

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Roads being blocked during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre, in Agartala.

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Police personnel control a fire blocking the road set by protestors under various student union outfits protesting against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Khumulwng.

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Police personnel look on as tyres are seen ablaze during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Dibrugarh.

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Unidentified activists damage a vehicle during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Guwahati.

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A view of Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Guwahati.

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A view of Dharavi depot after over 33,000 employees of Mumbai's civic transport undertaking BEST went on an indefinite strike since midnight over their demands, including higher wages, in Mumbai.

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A view of a deserted market during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Guwahati.

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People carry their luggages during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Guwahati.

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Activists of All Assam Students’ Union burn tyres and effigies of CM Sarbananda Sonowal, in Guwahati

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Activists of All Assam Students’ Union burn effigies of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in Guwahati

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A view of an empty street during the 11-hour Northeast Bandh.

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Several shops and markets h­­­­ave kept their shutters down due to the bandh

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A view of the closed shops during the 11-hour bandh called by North East Students’ Organization to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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Airport trollies lined in the almost empty arrival hall of the Rafik Hariri International Airport during a strike in Beirut, Lebanon. Parts of Lebanon's public and private sectors have gone into a strike called for by the country's labor unions to protest worsening economic conditions and months of delays in the formation of a new government.

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Shop owners stage a protest demanding protection during the statewide hartal called by pro-Hindutva outfits against the entry of two women into the Lord Ayyappa Temple (Sabarimala), in Kozhikode.

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Deserted roads during Congress party's statewide 'black day' strike on the issue of the entry of two women of menstruating age into the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa, in Kozhikode.

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Police personnel patrol at a closed market during Congress party's statewide 'black day' strike on the issue of the entry of two women of menstruating age into the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa, in Kozhikode.

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A road stands deserted during a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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A view of a deserted road outside the main bus terminus during a general strike in state capital Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.

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A view of the main bus terminus after the bus schedules were cancelled during a general strike in state capital Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.

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Stranded passengers wait at the main train station during a general strike in state capital Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.

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Policemen stand guard during a march by Bharatiya Janata Party activists as part of a strike call by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organization of Hindu groups, in Thiruvananthapuram, capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala. Hindu hard-liners shut shops and businesses and clashed with police in the state to protest the entry of two women in one of India's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites.

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Red lights are seen in the main train station in Frankfurt, Germany, during a nationwide warning strike of the railway workers union.

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Relatives and members of Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) take part in a silent sit-in protest on Human Rights Day, in Srinagar. APDP is seeking the whereabouts of their dear ones who they claim went missing in the custody of Security forces since the eruption of militacy in Jammu and Kashmir over two decades back.

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An elderly man rides a bicycle along a street during a strike call given by joint Hurriyat leadership on Human Rights Day, in Srinagar.

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A heavy rush of passengers seen at a bus stand near Azadpur during Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) contractual workers strike, in New Delhi.

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Stranded commuters wait for a bus near Azadpur during Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) contractual workers go on a strike, in New Delhi.

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A view of deserted Ganeshguri flyover during 12-hour Assam Bandh, in Guwahati.

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Assom Gana Parisahad (AGP) activists take part in a protest rally during 12-hour Assam Bandh, in Guwahati.

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A scene of the city during a strike called by separatist leaders, over the death of 7 civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Laroo area of Kulgam district of south Kashmir, in Srinagar.

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A policeman at a fuel station during a strike called by Delhi Petrol Dealers Association for reduction in VAT, in New Delhi.

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A fuel station employee looks on during a strike called by Delhi Petrol Dealers Association for reduction in VAT, in New Delhi.

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Fuel station employees during a strike called by Delhi Petrol Dealers Association for reduction in VAT, in New Delhi.

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Fuel station employee during a strike called by Delhi Petrol Dealers Association for reduction in VAT, in New Delhi.

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A view of a fuel station during a strike called by Delhi Petrol Dealers Association for reduction in VAT, in New Delhi.

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A view of Howrah bridge during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Kolkata.

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A view of a deserted road during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Chikmagalur.

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A view of a deserted Jawaharlal Nehru street during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Puducherry.

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A view of closed shops during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Bhopal.

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A view of closed shops during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Bhopal.

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A view of a deserted street during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Gaya.

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A view of a deserted Ganeshguri flyover during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Guwahati.

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Policemen lathi-charge on members of Indian Youth Congress protesting during 'Bharat Bandh', against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in New Delhi.

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Supporters of opposition Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the rising of fuel prices in Srinagar.

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Supporters of Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the rising of fuel prices in Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Samajwadi Party activists raise slogans holding their party flags during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam detained by the police after Congress workers interrupted train service at Andheri during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other Left Front parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Maharashtra.

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Congress Party workers raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other Left Front parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Jammu.

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(L-R) NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in New Delhi.

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A man walks past a closed filling station during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Guwahati.

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Stranded passenger with their luggages wait on a platform during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other Left Front parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Chikmagalur.

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A stranded passenger sleeps on a platform of a bus stand during 'Bharat Bandh' strike called by Congress and other Left Front parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Chikmagalur.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporter vandalises vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporter vandalises vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Policemen detain a demonstrator during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Agartala.

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Congress workers stop a train at Andheri during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called by Congress and other Left Front parties against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporter during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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A view of a bus depot following 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Policemen detain a Congress Party worker during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Agartala.

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A security personnel walks past a burning tyre during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Guwahati.

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A view of closed shops during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporters vandalise vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Jan Adhikar Party supporters vandalise vehicles during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in Patna.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and others during 'Bharat Bandh' protest march against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and others during 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike and depreciation of the rupee, in New Delhi.

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