In Pics: India This Week
A Hindu devotee puts an ornament on a clay image of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom, ahead of Basant Panchami in Kolkata on Tuesday, 28 January. 
A Hindu devotee puts an ornament on a clay image of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom, ahead of Basant Panchami in Kolkata on Tuesday, 28 January. (Photo: AP/Bikas Das)

In Pics: India This Week

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week from 27 to 31 January 2020.

People buy vegetables early morning at a wholesale market in Lucknow on Monday, 27 January. 
People buy vegetables early morning at a wholesale market in Lucknow on Monday, 27 January. 
(Photo: AP/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Tourists, wearing protective face masks, visit Taj Mahal, in Agra on Tuesday, 28 January. The Centre on Monday decided to take steps for possible evacuation of over 250 Indians from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, and announced a raft of precautionary measures to deal with the suspected cases. 
Tourists, wearing protective face masks, visit Taj Mahal, in Agra on Tuesday, 28 January. The Centre on Monday decided to take steps for possible evacuation of over 250 Indians from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, and announced a raft of precautionary measures to deal with the suspected cases. 
(Photo: PTI)
A boy releases pigeons from terrace of his house in Ahmedabad on Monday, 27 January.
A boy releases pigeons from terrace of his house in Ahmedabad on Monday, 27 January.
(Photo: AP/ Ajit Solanki)  
A Hindu devotee puts an ornament on a clay image of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom, ahead of Basant Panchami in Kolkata on Tuesday, 28 January. 
A Hindu devotee puts an ornament on a clay image of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom, ahead of Basant Panchami in Kolkata on Tuesday, 28 January. 
(Photo: AP/Bikas Das)
Security force soldiers near the site of a gunbattle at Nagrota, on the outskirts of Jammu, on Friday, 31 January.
Security force soldiers near the site of a gunbattle at Nagrota, on the outskirts of Jammu, on Friday, 31 January.
(Photo: AP/Channi Anand)
School children recite the Preamble to the Indian Constitution during the daily assembly in Mumbai on Monday, 27 January. 
School children recite the Preamble to the Indian Constitution during the daily assembly in Mumbai on Monday, 27 January. 
(Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool)
A wild elephant leads a herd finding a passage in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati on Tuesday, 28 January.
A wild elephant leads a herd finding a passage in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati on Tuesday, 28 January.
(Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
 A student of the Jamia Millia Islamia university, injured after a teenager opened fire during an anti-CAA protest, is assisted towards a hospital in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
A student of the Jamia Millia Islamia university, injured after a teenager opened fire during an anti-CAA protest, is assisted towards a hospital in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
(Photo: PTI)
Hindu monks burn dried cow dung cakes as they perform a ritual at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj, on Thursday, 30 January.
Hindu monks burn dried cow dung cakes as they perform a ritual at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on Basant Panchami day at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela Prayagraj, on Thursday, 30 January.
(Photo: AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi on Wednesday, 29 January.
Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi on Wednesday, 29 January.
(Photo: AP/Manish Swarup)
A aircraft is silhouetted against the clouds as it takes off during sunset in Ahmedabad, on Monday, 27 January.
A aircraft is silhouetted against the clouds as it takes off during sunset in Ahmedabad, on Monday, 27 January.
(Photo: AP/Ajit Solanki)
A woman walks on a mountain path flanked by Himalayan cedars covered in fresh snow in Dharmshala on Wednesday, 29 January.
A woman walks on a mountain path flanked by Himalayan cedars covered in fresh snow in Dharmshala on Wednesday, 29 January.
(Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)
Soldiers pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
Soldiers pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
(Photo: AP/Manish Swarup)
Muslim women hold hands to form human chain at Jama Masjid in protest against the new citizenship law, in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
Muslim women hold hands to form human chain at Jama Masjid in protest against the new citizenship law, in New Delhi on Thursday, 30 January.
(Photo: AP/Manish Swarup)
Assam police personnel display bullets during an arms laying ceremony by cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Guwahati on Thursday, 30 January.
Assam police personnel display bullets during an arms laying ceremony by cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Guwahati on Thursday, 30 January.
(Photo: AP/Anupam Nath)

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