In Pics: India This Week
A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.
A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.(Photo: PTI)

In Pics: India This Week

From Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, to the rising novel coronavirus threat, The Quint brings to you a snapshot of India this week from 9 to 13 March.

Indians dance and throw coloured powder during Holi festival celebrations in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, 10 March  2020. The festival heralds the arrival of spring. 
Indians dance and throw coloured powder during Holi festival celebrations in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, 10 March 2020. The festival heralds the arrival of spring. 
(Photo: AP/Anupam Nath)
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Hindu devotees perform rituals during Holika Dahan on the eve of Holi festival in Gandhinagar, Monday, 9 March  2020.
Hindu devotees perform rituals during Holika Dahan on the eve of Holi festival in Gandhinagar, Monday, 9 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
People celebrate Kodamar Holi in Beawar, Wednesday, 11 March 2020.
People celebrate Kodamar Holi in Beawar, Wednesday, 11 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.
A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
Women wear masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus during Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebrations, at APMC Market in Navi Mumbai, Thursday, 12 March 
2020.
Women wear masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus during Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebrations, at APMC Market in Navi Mumbai, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
An official uses a thermal screening device on an employee in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at an office in New Delhi, Thursday, 12 March  2020.
An official uses a thermal screening device on an employee in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at an office in New Delhi, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
Fight employees are seen wearing protective masks as precautionary measure against the coronavirus, at the international airport in Mumbai, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
Fight employees are seen wearing protective masks as precautionary measure against the coronavirus, at the international airport in Mumbai, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
A special flight (IAF C-17 Globemaster) comprising the crew, medical team and support staff before their departure from Air Force Station in Hindan to Iran, in Hindan, Monday, 9 March 2020.
A special flight (IAF C-17 Globemaster) comprising the crew, medical team and support staff before their departure from Air Force Station in Hindan to Iran, in Hindan, Monday, 9 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
Exiled Tibetan artists play a special composition at a gathering to mark the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising in Lhasa, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, 10 March 2020. Hundreds of Tibetans had staged a protest in 1959 in the Tibetan capital Lhasa against China’s rule. 
Exiled Tibetan artists play a special composition at a gathering to mark the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising in Lhasa, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, 10 March 2020. Hundreds of Tibetans had staged a protest in 1959 in the Tibetan capital Lhasa against China’s rule. 
(Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)
A Congress party worker wears a mask depicting former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and sits in a cage during a demonstration, in New Delhi, Wednesday, 11 March 2020.
A Congress party worker wears a mask depicting former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and sits in a cage during a demonstration, in New Delhi, Wednesday, 11 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
Congress worker removes name plate of Jyotiraditya Scindia from PCC office, in Bhopal, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.
Congress worker removes name plate of Jyotiraditya Scindia from PCC office, in Bhopal, Tuesday, 10 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
Riot victim Khushi plays with toys in her burnt house, damaged in recent clashes over the amended citizenship law, in Khajuri Khas Extension of Northeast Delhi,Thursday, 12 March 2020.
Riot victim Khushi plays with toys in her burnt house, damaged in recent clashes over the amended citizenship law, in Khajuri Khas Extension of Northeast Delhi,Thursday, 12 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
A volunteer makes a list of study material required by neighbourhood children, after recent violence over the amended citizenship law, outside her house in Khajuri Khas Extension of Northeast Delhi, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
A volunteer makes a list of study material required by neighbourhood children, after recent violence over the amended citizenship law, outside her house in Khajuri Khas Extension of Northeast Delhi, Thursday, 12 March 2020.
(Photo: PTI)
A large screen announces that the first of the three one-day international cricket matches between India and South Africa has been abandoned due to rain in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, 12 March 2020. 
A large screen announces that the first of the three one-day international cricket matches between India and South Africa has been abandoned due to rain in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, 12 March 2020. 
(Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)
Kashmiri commuters use umbrellas as it rains in Srinagar, Kashmir, Thursday, 12 March 2020. 
Kashmiri commuters use umbrellas as it rains in Srinagar, Kashmir, Thursday, 12 March 2020. 
(Photo: AP /Mukhtar Khan)
An Indian man wearing a mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, Friday, 13 March 2020. 
An Indian man wearing a mask walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, Friday, 13 March 2020. 
(Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade)
A worker collects eggs at poultry farm in Karad, Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Chicken sales in India have come down as rumours swirled on social media that chicken causes coronavirus disease, denting both demand and prices
A worker collects eggs at poultry farm in Karad, Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Chicken sales in India have come down as rumours swirled on social media that chicken causes coronavirus disease, denting both demand and prices
(Photo: PTI)
An Indian woman sorts red chillies at a farm in Shertha village near Ahmedabad, India, Friday, 13 March  2020. People employed in the production of seasonal red chilies earn about USD 4 a day. Millions of Indians earn their livelihood from agriculture. 
An Indian woman sorts red chillies at a farm in Shertha village near Ahmedabad, India, Friday, 13 March 2020. People employed in the production of seasonal red chilies earn about USD 4 a day. Millions of Indians earn their livelihood from agriculture. 
(Photo: AP/Ajit Solanki)

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