Ahmedabad

Students apply coloured power onto their teacher's head during Holi celebrations at a school in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad March 14, 2014. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

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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, the prime ministerial candidate for Bharatiya Janata Party, wears a headgear with a portrait of Modi during a rally in Ahmedabad...A supporter of Gujarat's chief minister and Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), wears a headgear with a portrait of Modi during a rally being addressed by Modi ahead of the 2014 general elections, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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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 Read more

A Rajasthani woman selling household utensils waits for customers at a market in Ahmedabad.

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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 July 17, 2013. 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, and traders expect prices to spiral up further in a month as demand remains strong due to Ramadan.

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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 during a religious procession locally known as Ganga Kalash Yatra in Ahmedabad...Hindu women carry Kalash, earthen pots containing sacred water with a coconut on top of them, during a religious procession locally known as Ganga Kalash Yatra in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)

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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.

A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad...A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 29, 2013. Hindu devotees subject themselves to painful rituals during the religious procession to demonstrate their faith and as a penance to the deity at a temple dedicated to the goddess Shitla. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)

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A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad, IndiaRead more