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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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Passengers travel by an overcrowded train during Bharat Bandh, called over the recent amendment of the SC/ST Act, in Patna.

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Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot announces 'Bharat Bandh' on September 10, 2018, against fuel price hike as Randeep Surjewala and others look on during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Several upper caste organisation activists raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' protest called over SC/ST Amendment Act, in Allahabad.

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Police personnel guard outside closed shops during the Bharat Bandh, called by the upper-caste organisations in protest over the recent amendment of the SC/ST Act, in Jaipur.

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Petrol pump attendants sit idle during the Bharat Bandh, called by the upper-caste organisations in protest over the recent amendment of the SC/ST Act, in Beawar.

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Security personnel patrol a street during 2nd day of restrictions and strike in Srinagar. Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar as separatists called for two day strike against the petitions filed in the Supreme court challenging the validity of Article 35A.

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A petrol pump employee puts a board with 'closed' written on it, outside a fuel station during a strike called by the Maratha Kranti Morcha activists over their demands for reservations, in Nagpur.

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A view of a bus depot following a strike called by the Maratha Kranti Morcha activists over their demands for reservations, in Nagpur.

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Mattuthavani Bus Stand shops are seen closed following the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi, in Madurai.

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Government employees of GST department raise slogans during a protest on the first day of a 3-day strike over their pending demands including implementation of the 7th Pay commission, in Mumbai.

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A view of deserted Jehangir Chowk during a two-day strike called by the separatist leaders against the petitions in the Supreme court challenging the validity of Article 35A, in Srinagar.

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Security personnel patrol a street during a two-day strike called by the separatist leaders against the petitions in the Supreme court challenging the validity of Article 35A, in Srinagar.

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Samajwadi Party activists protest during 'Bihar Bandh' against the alleged exploitation of women and dalits, in Patna.

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A view of a deserted street during a strike called by the Punjab Chemists Association against online sale of medicines, in Patiala.

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Taxi drivers argue with a driver of an unidentified private taxi during a taxi strike at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify.

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A general view of parked taxis during a taxi strike at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify.

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Maratha protesters stop traffic in Mumbai on July 25

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Maratha Kranti Morcha protesters vadalise a poster of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during their statewide bandh, called for reservations in jobs and education, in Thane.

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Buses parked at a depot during a statewide bandh, called by Maratha Kranti Morcha for reservations in jobs and education, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Pune-Bangalore National Highway wears a deserted look during a statewide bandh, called by Maratha Kranti Morcha for reservations in jobs and education, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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A Car vandalised by the Maratha community protesters during their statewide bandh for reservations in jobs and education, in Maharashtra.

A restaurant vandalised by the Maratha community protesters during their statewide bandh for reservations in jobs and education, in Maharashtra.

Maratha community people protests during their statewide bandh called for reservations in jobs and education at Aurangabad Maharashtra.

Maratha Kranti Morcha activists stop a school bus during their statewide bandh, called for reservations in jobs and education, at Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai.

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Maratha community people during their 'Maratha Kranti Morcha Rasta Roko' protest demanding reservation, at Nalasopara Achole Road in Mumbai.

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Maratha Kranti Morcha activists stop the traffic during their statewide bandh called for reservations in jobs and education, at Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai.

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Maratha Kranti Morcha activists stage a protest during their statewide bandh, called for reservations in jobs and education, at Jogeshwari in Mumbai.

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Maratha Kranti Morcha activists stop the traffic during their statewide bandh, called for reservations in jobs and education, in Thane, Mumbai.

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Maratha community people protests during their statewide bandh called for reservations in jobs and education at Aurangabad Maharashtra.

Maratha Kranti Morcha activists stage a protest during their statewide bandh called for reservations in jobs and education, at Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai.

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Maratha community people stop the traffic during their 'Maratha Kranti Morcha Rasta Roko' protest demanding reservation, in Thane, Mumbai.

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A view of ISBT bus depot, following a strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress in association with Assam Motor Transport in support of their demands, in Guwahati.

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CRPF personnel stand guard during a strike called by the separatist leaders against civilian killings, in Srinagar.

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CRPF personnel stand guard during restrictions and strike call given by separatists on the second death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, and killing of three youth in firing by security forces at Kulgam yesterday, in Srinagar.

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Former union minister Subodh Kant Sahay with former Jharkhand State Congress president Sukhdeo Bhagat and party workers shout slogans during Jharkhand Bandh called by all Opposition parties to protest against Land Acquisition Bill, in Ranchi.

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Kashmiri protesters clash with security forces during a protest in Srinagar. Shops, businesses and schools shut down in Kashmir in response to a strike call given by separatists against recent civilian deaths and the killing of a senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari.

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A deserted view of Bishnu Ram Medhi flyover during a 24-hour chakka bandh called by Assam Motor Workers’ Joint Council (AMWJC) to protest against rising fuel price, in Guwahati.

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A view of Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) during a 24-hour chakka bandh called by Assam Motor Workers’ Joint Council (AMWJC) to protest against rising fuel price, in Guwahati.

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Bank employees shout slogans as they hold a demonstration as part of their two-day nationwide strike to press for wage revision, in Bengaluru.

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A security person guards in a bank as counters are seen empty due to the bank employees' two-day nationwide strike to press for wage revision, in Bikaner.

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Bank employees hold a demonstration as part of their two-day nationwide strike to press for wage revision, in Patna.

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Truckers block the federal highway BR-116, which connects to Mercosur countries, to protest rising fuel costs, in Embu das Artes, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A bicyclist pedals past trucks partially blocking a road, that connects the cities Rio de Janeiro and Teresopolis, during a protest due diesel price hikes in Guapimirim, Brazil.

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Truckers partially block a road, that connects the cities Rio de Janeiro and Teresopolis, to protest diesel price hikes in Guapimirim, Brazil. Diesel prices have been steadily rising over the last year as world oil prices have gone up and the Brazilian real has devalued sharply against the U.S. dollar.

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A pile of garbage lies in the middle of a road after Municipal Corporation Gurgaon (MCG) workers go on strike for last two days, in Gurugram.

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French police officers walk next to the Eiffel tower on the sideline of a gathering to protest French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company in Paris, France. French rail workers set up street protests across France as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF.

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Security personnel stop a commuter during restrictions and strike call given by separatist groups against civilian killings in Srinagar. Authorties imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar to maintain law and order.

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Members of Kshatriya Vikas Samith burn a tyre on a road during Bihar Bandh called over Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes reservation issue, in Patna.

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French rail workers demonstrate in Lyon, central France. French unions plan strikes two days every week through June to protest government plans to eliminate some rail worker benefits — part of broader European plans to open national railways to competition.

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Protestors hurl brickbats as smoke billows out of burning cars during 'Bharat Bandh' against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act, in Muzzaffarnagar.

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Vehicles set on fire by agroup protestors during Bharat bandh call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of SC/ST act in Meerut.

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Vehicles set on fire by agroup protestors during Bharat bandh call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of SC/ST act in Meerut.

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Members of Dalit community block a road disrupting traffic movement during 'Bharat Bandh' against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act, in Ahmedabad.

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Hundreds of protesters stop a train during 'Bharat Bandh' call by Dalit organisations against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act, in Moradabad.

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Vadgam MLA and Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani interacts with his community supporters during 'Bharat Bandh' against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes act, in Ahmedabad.

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Members of Dalit community stage a protest during 'Bharat Bandh' against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes act, in New Delhi.

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Members of Dalit community raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes act, in New Delhi.

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Vehicles set on fire by a group of protesters during 'Bharat Bandh' call given by Dalit organisations against the 'alleged' dilution of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Act, in Meerut.

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Policemen try to douse a police vehicle set on fire by protestors during 'Bharat Bandh' call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes act, in Meerut.

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Police personnel fire tear gas shells to disperse the protestors during 'Bharat Bandh', call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Act, in Ranchi.

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Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi addresses his party workers during 'Bharat Bandh' call by Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes act, in Patna.

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RJD leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav with Tej Partap Yadav and other MLA's raise slogans during 'Bharat Bandh' call given by Dalit organisations against the alleged 'dilution' of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes act, in Patna.

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