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A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India
Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India
A devotee performs a stunt during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession July 6, in Ahmedabad, India
A man convicted in connection with a riot in Gujarat in 2002, looks out from a police van outside of a court before a hearing in Ahmedabad, India
Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India
An artist peeps out from behind a curtain as he waits backstage to take part in the Ramlila performance, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, ahead of Dussehra in Ahmedabad, India
A man collects coconuts and other items thrown as offerings by worshippers in the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India
School students attend a yoga workshop conducted by teachers from the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Institute at the FD Higher Secondary School in Ahmedabad, India.
Schoolchildren show their hands during a henna competition to mark World Population Day in the city of Ahmedabad, India
Students apply coloured powder onto their teacher’s head during Holi celebrations at a school in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India
A supporter of Narendra Modi, Gujarat’s chief minister and the prime ministerial candidate for India‘s main opposition Bharatiya Janata party, at a rally addressed by Mr Modi in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad ahead of the 2014 general elections
A Rajasthani woman selling household utensils waits for customers at a market in Ahmedabad, India
Workers fill sacks with onions after sorting them at a wholesale market in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Onion prices in India hit a two-and-a-half-year high on Wednesday, riding a supply squeeze due to last year’s drought in key growing areas. Traders expect prices to spiral up further next month as demand remains strong due to Ramadan.
Hindu women carry Kalash, earthen pots containing sacred water with a coconut on top, during a religious procession locally known as Ganga Kalash Yatra in India’s western city of Ahmedabad on Wednesday.