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Indian dancers perform a fire breathing ...Indian dancers perform a fire breathing act during a procession to mark the 661st anniversary of the birth of Hindu guru Bawa Lal Dayal Maharaj in Amritsar on February 9, 2016. Bawa Lal Dayal Maharaj, a popular leader of his time, is especially revered by devotees of a temple in the town of Dhyanpur, some 45 kms north of Amritsar. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANUNARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian dancers perform a fire breathing act during a procession to mark the 661st anniversary of the birth of Hindu guru Bawa Lal Dayal Maharaj in Amritsar

Horse mounted policemen patrol as thousands of Indian Hindu devotees gather to perform rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati on "Mauni Amavasya" or new moon  day, the third and the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month long Hindu religious fair "Magh Mela" in Allahabad, India, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims take dips in the confluence, hoping to wash away sins during the month long festival. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Thousands of Indian Hindu devotees gather to perform rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati on Mauni Amavasya or new moon day, the third and the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month long Hindu religious festival Magh Mela in Allahabad, India

TOPSHOT - An Indian scavenger searches f...TOPSHOT - An Indian scavenger searches for coins offered by Hindu devotees at Sangam during the annual Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on February 5, 2016

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An Indian man searches for coins offered by Hindu devotees at Sangam during the annual Magh Mela festival in Allahabad 

Students and a women police officer dance as they take part in "One Billion Rising" campaign on a street in Chandigarh...Students and a women police officer (C) dance as they take part in "One Billion Rising" campaign on a street in Chandigarh, India, February 2, 2016. One Billion Rising is a global coordinated campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls, according to its organisers. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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Students and a women police officer dance as they take part in “One Billion Rising” campaign on a street in Chandigarh, India. One Billion Rising is a global coordinated campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls, according to its organisers

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An Indian police officer baton charges Kashmiri residents who were blocking a road to stop authorities from pulling down illegally built structures around the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar.

Indian youths exercise near the sea front during a hazy morning in Mumbai on January 29, 2016.  AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian youths exercise near the sea front during a hazy morning in Mumbai on Friday

TOPSHOT - A fishing boat is seen in the ...TOPSHOT - A fishing boat is seen in the morning general view of the city skyline covered by a smoggy haze in Mumbai on January 29, 2016.  AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP / PUNIT PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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A fishing boat is seen and the city skyline is covered by a smoggy haze in Mumbai 

French President Francois Hollande (L) a...French President Francois Hollande (L) attends a Republic Day reception held for him by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee (R) at the Indian Presidential Palace in New Delhi on January 26, 2016.  AFP PHOTO / Money SHARMAMONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images

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French President Francois Hollande attends a Republic Day reception held for him by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at the Indian Presidential Palace in New Delhi on Tuesday

India celebrates its 67th Republic day...epa05126440 All women unit of Central Reserve Police Force participate in the 67th Republic day function in New Delhi, India,on 26 January 2016. French President Francois Hollande was chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi  with the city being placed under maximum security amid terrorist threats. India celebrates the day its constitution was adopted - January 26, 1950 - as Republic Day.  EPA/HARISH TYAGI

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All women unit of Central Reserve Police Force participate in the 67th Republic day function in New Delhi, India. French President Francois Hollande was chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi with the city being placed under maximum security amid terrorist threats. 

Indian sweepers and laborers take time out to watch different branches of Indian military practice a march past as they rehearse to participate in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. India celebrates Republic Day on Jan. 26 every year, highlighted by a march past by different branches of the military as well as a display of arms and missiles.

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Indian sweepers and labourers take time out to watch different branches of Indian military practice a march past as they rehearse to participate in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday

Dalai Lama...Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama points to his swollen right eye as he talks to journalists before boarding his chartered flight in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. The Tibetan leader said that he was going to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, N.Y., for a regular medical checkup.

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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama points to his swollen right eye as he talks to journalists before boarding his chartered flight in Dharmsala, India. The Tibetan leader said that he was going to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, N.Y., for a regular medical checkup 

An Indian Hindu devotee arrives early morning at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad, India, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Makar Sankranti marks the beginning of the sun's northward movement according to the solar calendar and considered to be auspicious.

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An Indian Hindu devotee arrives early morning at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad, India, Friday

Indian army dare devils display their skills on motorcycles during the Army day parade in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The Indian army is the third largest army in the world.

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Indian army dare devils display their skills on motorcycles during the Army Day parade in New Delhi, India, Friday

Indian villagers take part in a community fishing event during the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at Goroimari Lake in Panbari

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Indian villagers take part in a community fishing event during the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at Goroimari Lake in Panbari,

TOPSHOT - Indian Hindu Devotees arrive t...TOPSHOT - Indian Hindu Devotees arrive to take a holy bath and perform rituals at the Gangasagar Island, some 150 kms south of Kolkata, on January 14, 2016.  More than 500,000 Hindu pilgrims and sadhus - holy men - are expected to gather at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal during the Gangasagar Mela to take a 'holy dip' in the ocean on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a holy day of the Hindu calendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology. AFP PHOTO / DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFP / DIBYANGSHU SARKARDIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian Hindu Devotees arrive to take a holy bath and perform rituals at the Gangasagar Island, some 150 kms south of Kolkata. More than 500,000 Hindu pilgrims and sadhus are expected to gather at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal during the Gangasagar Mela to take a ‘holy dip’ in the ocean 

A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on Dal lake during dense fog in Srinaga

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A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on Dal lake during dense fog in Srinagar

An Indian migrant worker stack bricks on his head at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal January 11, 2016

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An Indian migrant worker stack bricks on his head at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal on Monday

A female Hindu pilgrim dries sarees, a traditional Indian cloth used for women's clothing, after taking a dip in the waters of Ganges river on her way to an annual trip to Sagar Island, in Kolkata...A female Hindu pilgrim dries sarees, a traditional Indian cloth used for women's clothing, after taking a dip in the waters of Ganges river on her way to an annual trip to Sagar Island, in Kolkata, India, January 11, 2016. Hindu monks and pilgrims are making the annual trip to Sagar Island for a holy dip at the confluence of the Ganges river and the Bay of Bengal on January 15 this year. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A female Hindu pilgrim dries sarees, a traditional Indian cloth used for women’s clothing, after taking a dip in the waters of Ganges river on her way to an annual trip to Sagar Island, in Kolkata, India 

Shia Muslims shout slogans during a protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was executed along with others in Saudi Arabia, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India January 8, 2016.

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Shia Muslims shout slogans during a protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was executed along with others in Saudi Arabia, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India on Friday

 Indian paramilitary soldiers are seen rehearsing for the Republic Day parade during the early morning hours in New Delhi, India, 07 January 2016

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Indian paramilitary soldiers are seen rehearsing for the Republic Day parade during the early morning hours in New Delhi, India, on Thursday