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Women take part in a rally during 4th All India Womens Conference, in Kolkata.

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Social Activist Medha Patkar (C), AIMSS President Chhaya Mukherjee (L), AIMSS Secretary Keya Dey (R) during All India Womens Conference, in Kolkata.

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Muslim women read the holy Quran during their 24hr-long protest dharna against NRC and CAA, in Kolkata

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Women participate in a torch rally for Jal Jivan Hariyali campaign against climate crisis, in Patna.

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A women lead anti-CAA protest at Park Park Circus Maidan in Kolkata.

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Young women wearing traditional Punjabi attire celebrate Lohri festival, in Amritsar.

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Women participate in the third edition of Saree Run, in Hyderabad.

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In this undated photo, women drivers employed by Sakha Consulting Wings Private Limited, a sister organisation of Delhi-based Azad foundation. Driven by financial need and sometimes to just look for fresh career opportunities, the women are cutting through gender barriers to ensure they steer the course of their lives, and also stay the course.

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Women pose for photographs during the 'Me Marathi' event in Bhopal.

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Women take part in 'Pinkathon Guwahati 2019' run organised to encourage women’s health and fitness in Guwahati.

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Devotees arrive at the Lord Ayyappa temple that opened today for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku pilgrimage season, in Sabarimala. At least ten young women from Andhra Pradesh, who arrived at Pamba on Saturday to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple here, were sent back, police said.

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Jerhonda Pace, from left, Asante S McGee, Lizzette Martinez, Lisa Van Allen, Kitti Jones, Faith Rodgers Lili Bernard and Mira Sorvino participate in "Tribute to R.Kelly Survivors" panel at the 2019 Power Women Summit at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California.

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A married woman looks her husband photograph in her mobile as she performs rituals during 'Karwa Chauth' festival, in Ahmadabad. During this festival celebrated in northern India, married women fast throughout the day and offer prayers to the moon for the welfare, prosperity, and longevity of their husbands.

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Women get their hands decorated with henna ahead of Karwa Chauth festival, in Prayagraj.

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Women show their hands adorned with mehendi ahead of Karwa Chauth festival, in Jabalpur.

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Iranian women wear their country's flag on their shoulders at the Azadi Stadium for the 2022 World Cup qualifier soccer match between Iran and Cambodia, in Tehran, Iran.

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A cloud of smoke engulfs police after they put out a fire started by protesters during a women's rights protest in Mexico City. Mexican women on Saturday marched for abortion rights, highlighting increased efforts across Latin America to lift some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws.

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From the left, former cunselor to the President of the United States Dina Powell McCormick, NoWAD Operations Director Fiona Nambaziira Luswata, of Uganda, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, and Assistant Secretary for Women and Gender Equality Maria Cristina Guell Escobar, of Chile, listen to speakers during the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative Roundtable in New York.

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Women activists shout slogans during their Vidhan Sabha march protest over atrocity on women and other issue, in Patna.

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Ivanka Trump, left, daughter of President Donald Trump, poses for a selfie with Neelam Chhiber, center, co-founder of the Industree Foundation, and U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Mark Green after participating in a roundtable discussion to announce the first batch of grants that are part of a White House initiative to help women in developing countries advance economically, in Washington. The Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative launched in February with an initial investment of $50 million from USAID.

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Thousands of women protest during a nationwide women's strike in Lausanne, Switzerland. Women across Switzerland walked off the job, burned bras and blocked traffic Friday in a day of demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality and an end to sexual harassment and violence against women.

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Young women being counselled on motherhood

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Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain), Flying Officer Aman Nidhi (Co-pilot) in the centre, Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (Flight Engineer), extreme left, and Squadron Leader Richa Adhikari (Engineering Officer) extreme right who became country’s first ‘All Women Crew’ to fly a Mi-17 V5 helicopter in the IAF. The ‘All women crew’ flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter for a Battle Inoculation Training mission taking off and landing from restricted areas at a forward air base in South Western Air Command.

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Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu, sharpshooters Prakashi Tomar and Chandro Tomar during an interactive programme 'We the Women' for women empowerment, organised at National Law Institute and University (NLIU) in Bhopal.

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Women activists of different organisations raise slogans during the 'Women March For Change' event, in Amritsar.

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Workers of Kudumbashree, a poverty eradication and women empowerment programme of Kerala, during the launch of an initiative at Koyilandi in Kozhikode.

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Women workers at a garment factory in Vapi, Gujarat

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Ivanka Trump speaks during a roundtable on the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, in Washington.

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A Cambodian woman stirs palm sugar in a pot during a palm harvesting season at Chheu Buorn village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Some villagers of Chheu Buorn earn up to $15 a day by collecting palm juice as part of their daily income.

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Nepal enacted a law in 2017 ­criminalising the custom of banishing menstruating women to a ­chhaupadi hut

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Women take part in Bhagvad Gita Abhiyan procession in Hubballi, Karnataka.

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Category: Welterweight, 69kg, Assam

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Category: Bantamweight, 54kg, Haryana

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Category: Featherweight, 57kg, Haryana

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Category: Light welterweight, 64kg, Punjab

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Mamota won gold at the 52nd Asian championships on October 7 in Pune.

Miracle woman-athelete Man Kaur (102) during the concluding function of Mahila Sashaktikaran Daud, in New Delhi.

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Lord Ayyappa devotees during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, in Ahmedabad

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Lord Ayyappa devotees during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, in Ahmedabad

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Women achievers pose for a group photograph during the 3rd WomeNation Summit 2018, in Mumbai.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj exchanges greetings with four Indian mothers before they started a journey to the United Kingdom covering 22 countries and 20,000 km over 60 days, during a function at JNB, in New Delhi.

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Women pay more than men for similar services

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Faculty members of Punjabi University swing during Teej Festival celebrations, in Patiala.

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Ammal Farahat, who has signed up to be a driver for Careem, a regional ride-hailing service that is a competitor to Uber, drives her car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After lifting a longstanding ban on women driving, it's the latest job opening for Saudi women, that had been reserved for men only, and one that sharply challenges traditional norms.

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Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday.

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Women at a kickabout on a paddy field in Baska, Assam

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Assamese women play football on a paddy field ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018, in Baska

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Women promote environmental awareness while performing yoga on the occasion of World Environment Day, at a yoga 'shivir' (camp) in Moradabad.

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Srishti Bakshi, who has just finished her 3800 km walk (on foot journey) from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, during a night walk in Mumbai to spread awareness on women's safety in Mumbai.

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A topless woman with the Spanish message written on her back: "Fire to the patriarchy, morals and the state" confronts a police water cannon during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. Students marched to protest sexual abuse, sexism and to demand equal opportunities for woman in education.

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Eighty two film industry professionals stand on the steps of the Palais des Festivals to represent, what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry, at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Since the Cannes Festival was created, 82 films directed by women have been included in official competition, whilst 1,645 films directed by men were selected.

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Activists of various organisations shout slogans during a protest against incidents of rape and atrocities on women in New Delhi.

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A view of a rally taken out by Muslim women to protest against the proposed Triple Talaq bill in Mumbai

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Devotees pray to the Sun God standing in the waters of River Ganga during Chaiti Chhath Puja festival in Patna.

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First lady Melania Trump congratulates Aliyah Khalaf Saleh of Iraq, as she smiles after moving next to the first lady for a group photo with the recipients of the 2018 International Women of Courage awards, at the State Department in Washington. From left are Trump, Aliyah Khalaf Saleh, of Iraq, Aiman Umarova, of Kazakhstan, Sister Maria Elena Berini, of Italy, Dr. Feride Rushiti, of Kosovo, and Sirikan Charoensiri, of Thailand.

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A woman participates in a rally to celebrate Maharashtrian New Year in Mumbai.

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A woman participates in a rally to celebrate Maharashtrian New Year in Mumbai.

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Women wearing 'Nauvari Sarees' display swords during a procession on the occasion of Gudi Padwa (Marathi Hindu new year) celebrations in Mumbai

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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, second right, Myanmar first lady Su Su Lwin, second left, Khan Thet Htay, right, wife of Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe, and Shwe Lwan, wife of Myanmar Vice President Henry Van Hti Yu, speak during a photo session following a ceremony to mark International Women's Day at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Women workers check the maintenance of a train ahead of International Women's Day celebrated on 8 March, in Guwahati.

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A group of brick factory workers carry bricks on their heads ahead of International Women's Day, which is celebrated on March 8, in Karad.

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The Indian all-female crew of the INSV Tarini, pose for a photo with Lewis Pugh, fourth left, UN Patron of the Oceans, at the Royal Yacht Club in Cape Town, South Africa. The crew are in Cape Town as it nears the end of a circumnavigation of the globe before returning to the Indian port of Goa.

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Women apply 'gulal' on each other during Basant Utsav on the occasion of 'Dol Jatra Festival' in Kolkata.

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Women with their face smeared with 'Gulal' pose for a photograph during Holi celebration in Ahmedabad.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau displays Indian jersey as he poses for a photo with Indian women's ice hockey team in New Delhi.

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Indian women’s hockey team members selected to represent the country at forthcoming South Korea tour to be held between March 3-12, in New Delhi.

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Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi became the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo when on 19 February she flew a MiG-21 bison

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Pinkishe foundation organises sanitary pad donation campaign in East Delhi

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Women wave Iranian flag upon the arrival of President Hassan Rouhani at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

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Women waiting in queues to apply for buying scooters under "Amma Scheme" which offers 50% subsidy for the working women, at Corporation Office in Coimbatore.

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School students wear the customary yellow dress for Basant Panchami celebrations, in Moradabad.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, Rep. Susan Davis, D-Calif, background center right, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., right, participate in the Women's March walk to the White House in Washington.

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Protesters listen to speeches at the Grand Park during a Women's March, in Los Angeles.

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Protesters hold signs as hundreds gather for the second Women's March in Carbondale, Colo. on the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

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A women's march heading to the Texas State Capitol passes a group dressed to look like a wall in Austin, Texas.

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Demonstrators shout as they hold a banner during the Chattanooga Women's March in Chattanooga, Tenn. Demonstrators gathered at Coolidge Park and marched across the Market Street Bridge through the city's tourist district to show solidarity with a national women's rights movement.

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Protestors gather to participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, in Cincinnati.

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Thousands gather during the Women's March in Philadelphia. The march is among dozens of rallies being held around the country. The activists are hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.

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People line up on Central Park West as they wait for the start of a march highlighting equal rights and equality for women, in New York.

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Cher speaks during a Women's March rally in Las Vegas. Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

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A marcher carries a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle.

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Protesters gather at the Grand Park for a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration, in Los Angeles.

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Activists with "Gays Against Guns" join others as they take part in a march highlighting equal rights and equality for women in New York.

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Participants in the Women's March gather near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more.

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A woman holds as sign as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle. The march was one of dozens planned across the U.S. over the weekend.

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Indian Navy’s first all-women crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini hoist the Indian tri-colour as a mark of achievement after crossing Cape Horn through the Drake Passage, considered one of the most difficult stretches to navigate through.

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A woman wearing a Carnival costume walks on long stilts after performing during the "FITUR" International Tourism Fair in Madrid.

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Border Security Force (BSF)'s women daredevils perfom on motorcycles during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, in New Delhi.

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Japanese participants clad in Japanese kimono walk together after a Coming of Age ceremony at Toshimaen amusement park on the national holiday in Tokyo.

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Japanese women, who'll be 20 years old this year, clad in Japanese kimono pose for a selfie after attending a ceremony to celebrate Coming of Age Day in Yokohama, south of Tokyo.

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Afghan lady cadets practise at Small Arms Firing Simulator at Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai.

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Women of Manipuri Basti stage a protest demonstration over the murder of a student in Guwahati.

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From attacker to defender; Afshan Ashiq, once the poster girl of stone pelters in the valley, is now the custodian of the JK's all- woman football team. A combo of two photos shows her (L) pelting stones during a protest in Srinagar on April 24th, 2017 and (R) her standing on the left of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during a group photo of women football players from J&K in New Delhi.

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Green card holders showing their cards during a protest for their various demands in Bhubaneswar.

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(Left to Right) Indian Gold medalists boxers Sashi Chopra, Nitu, Sakshi, Jyoti and Ankushita Boro posing for a photograph during the AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship 2017 at Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, in Guwahati. India finished the World Women's Youth Championships tournament with five gold medals.

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A woman holds a sign that reads "All for Justice" backdropped by the communist era build House of the People, now headquarters of Romania's parliament, during a protest in Bucharest, Romania.

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Burqa-clad voters wait to cast their votes for local body elections, at a polling station in Meerut.

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Veiled members of India's Rajput community listen to a speech by their leader as they gather to protest against the release of Bollywood film "Padmavati" in Mumbai.

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A group of women highlighting women achievements during the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017 in New Delhi.

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Women prepare clay stoves to be sold to devotees during the upcoming 'Magh Mela' festival in Allahabad.

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