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In Pics: India This Week 

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week.  

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A shepherd sits near his herd of sheep, at Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan.
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Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week from 16 September to 20 September 2019.

Villagers relocate to a safer place after their houses get flooded due to River Ganga rising following monsoon rainfall, at Narsinghpur village in Mirzapur.
Villagers relocate to a safer place after their houses get flooded due to River Ganga rising following monsoon rainfall, at Narsinghpur village in Mirzapur.
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A view of the illuminated New Delhi Railway Station with the newly installed facade lighting. Indian Railways, under its station re-development and beautification initiative, has given NDLS new lighting on both Paharganj and Ajmeri Gate stations
A view of the illuminated New Delhi Railway Station with the newly installed facade lighting. Indian Railways, under its station re-development and beautification initiative, has given NDLS new lighting on both Paharganj and Ajmeri Gate stations
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A view of the illuminated Safdarjung Tomb  with its newly built fountain, in New Delhi.
A view of the illuminated Safdarjung Tomb with its newly built fountain, in New Delhi.
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Passengers wait for a taxi with their luggage outside Delhi Airport during the transport strike, in New Delhi on Thursday, 19 September. Commuters faced difficulties in reaching their destinations as several private buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws remained off the roads due to a strike called by the UFTA against the amended Motor Vehicle Act provisions. 
Passengers wait for a taxi with their luggage outside Delhi Airport during the transport strike, in New Delhi on Thursday, 19 September. Commuters faced difficulties in reaching their destinations as several private buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws remained off the roads due to a strike called by the UFTA against the amended Motor Vehicle Act provisions. 
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Farmers under the banner ‘Bharatiya Kisan Sangh’ march from Sharanpur towards Noida. The farmers are scheduled to march towards Delhi on 20 September.
Farmers under the banner ‘Bharatiya Kisan Sangh’ march from Sharanpur towards Noida. The farmers are scheduled to march towards Delhi on 20 September.
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A protest against Union Minister Babul Supriyo at the Jadavpur University campus, in Kolkata.
A protest against Union Minister Babul Supriyo at the Jadavpur University campus, in Kolkata.
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 A peacock dances inside a farm, in Surat.
A peacock dances inside a farm, in Surat.
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A shepherd sits near his herd of sheep, at Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan.
A shepherd sits near his herd of sheep, at Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan.
(Photo: PTI) 
 Youths jump into the floodwater at a flood-hit area following the rise in Ganga River due to monsoon rainfall, in Prayagraj.
Youths jump into the floodwater at a flood-hit area following the rise in Ganga River due to monsoon rainfall, in Prayagraj.
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Cremation being performed at a street following rise in the water level of River Ganga, inundating the low lying areas, in Prayagraj. 
Cremation being performed at a street following rise in the water level of River Ganga, inundating the low lying areas, in Prayagraj. 
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 Newly-elected JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh (L), Vice-President Saket Moon (C) and others celebrate after Delhi High Court declared results of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) polls, at JNU Campus in New Delhi. 
Newly-elected JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh (L), Vice-President Saket Moon (C) and others celebrate after Delhi High Court declared results of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) polls, at JNU Campus in New Delhi. 
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 A priest performs worship of weapons on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja at 2nd Tripura State Rifles Battalion at Bodhjungnagar,  Agartala. 
A priest performs worship of weapons on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja at 2nd Tripura State Rifles Battalion at Bodhjungnagar, Agartala. 
(Photo: PTI) 
A Municipal Corporation worker enters a manhole for sewage cleaning at Mahatma Gandhi Road, in Kolkata. 
A Municipal Corporation worker enters a manhole for sewage cleaning at Mahatma Gandhi Road, in Kolkata. 
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People mourn after a wild elephant was electrocuted in Ranchi district. 
People mourn after a wild elephant was electrocuted in Ranchi district. 
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Hindus perform ‘Pind Daan’ rituals for salvation of their ancestors during the seventh day of the ‘Pitra Paksh’, in Bodhgaya. 
Hindus perform ‘Pind Daan’ rituals for salvation of their ancestors during the seventh day of the ‘Pitra Paksh’, in Bodhgaya. 
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Dasara elephants are seen during a practice parade in Mysore city. 
Dasara elephants are seen during a practice parade in Mysore city. 
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 Police stop the activists of Bihar Bahujan Nyay Manch during Adhikar Yatra, organised in support of their various demands, in Patna. 
Police stop the activists of Bihar Bahujan Nyay Manch during Adhikar Yatra, organised in support of their various demands, in Patna. 
(Photo: PTI) 

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