In Photos: India This Week
A Sikh youth performs during Gatka competition in Amritsar on 2 February. 
A Sikh youth performs during Gatka competition in Amritsar on 2 February. (Photo: PTI)

In Photos: India This Week

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week, from 2 February to 8 February 2019.

Snow-covered houses seen on the bank of the River Jehlum in Srinagar.
Snow-covered houses seen on the bank of the River Jehlum in Srinagar.
(Photo: AP/Dar Yasin)
Bharatiya Janata Party workers and leaders stage a protest during Jail Bharo movement near Civil Lines railway crossing in Jaipur on 8 February.
Bharatiya Janata Party workers and leaders stage a protest during Jail Bharo movement near Civil Lines railway crossing in Jaipur on 8 February.
(Photo: PTI)
Students from various student organisations participate in a protest rally in New Delhi on 7 February. The march called the ‘Young India Adhikaar March,’ or Young India Rights March, was held to demand that the government address the problem of unemployment. 
Students from various student organisations participate in a protest rally in New Delhi on 7 February. The march called the ‘Young India Adhikaar March,’ or Young India Rights March, was held to demand that the government address the problem of unemployment. 
(Photo: AP/ Altaf Qadri)
Rescue and relief works in progress after the nine coaches of Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express derailed at Sahadai Buzurg station in Hajipur on 3 February.
Rescue and relief works in progress after the nine coaches of Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express derailed at Sahadai Buzurg station in Hajipur on 3 February.
(Photo: PTI)
A view of a street after hailstorm struck various parts of Noida on 7 February.
A view of a street after hailstorm struck various parts of Noida on 7 February.
(Photo: PTI)
Sadhus take a dip in the on the auspicious Mauni Amavasya during the Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj on 4 February.
Sadhus take a dip in the on the auspicious Mauni Amavasya during the Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj on 4 February.
(Photo: PTI)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves after visiting her office for the first time following her appointment to the party post, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi on 6 February.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves after visiting her office for the first time following her appointment to the party post, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi on 6 February.
(Photo: PTI/ Vijay Verma)
A man sits with a street dog near a bonfire on a cold winter morning at Chandni Chowk in old Delhi on 6 February.
A man sits with a street dog near a bonfire on a cold winter morning at Chandni Chowk in old Delhi on 6 February.
(Photo: PTI/ Arun Sharma)
A view of Sangam in the early hours on the auspicious Mauni Amavasya during the Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj on 4 February.
A view of Sangam in the early hours on the auspicious Mauni Amavasya during the Kumbh Mela 2019, in Prayagraj on 4 February.
(Photo: PTI)
Members of the LGBTQ community participate in a pride parade in Mumbai on 2 February.
Members of the LGBTQ community participate in a pride parade in Mumbai on 2 February.
(Photo: PTI)
 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her sit-in protest against the Centre over CBI’s attempt to question the Kolkata Police commissioner in connection with chit fund scams on 5 February.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her sit-in protest against the Centre over CBI’s attempt to question the Kolkata Police commissioner in connection with chit fund scams on 5 February.
(Photo: PTI)
A Motor cross athlete performs bike stunts at Gateway of India during the Red Bull FMX JAM event in Mumbai on 2 February 
A Motor cross athlete performs bike stunts at Gateway of India during the Red Bull FMX JAM event in Mumbai on 2 February 
(Photo: PTI/ Mitesh Bhuvad)

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