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A Nepalese Hindu devotee dresses as a deity as he prepares to participate in festivities at the Shikali Temple during celebrations for the Shikali Jatra festival in the village of Khokana, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on October 10, 2013.  Local villagers, who normally do not celebrate the country's most famous festival of Dashain, celebrate the Shikali Jatra each year.

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A Nepalese Hindu devotee, dressed as a deity, prepares to participate in festivities at the Shikali Temple during celebrations for the Shikali Jatra festival in the village of Khokana, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on Thursday

Dhiraj Chepang, a grade one student, carries his bag while returning home from school at Khokana, in Lalitpur April 29, 2013.

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Dhiraj Chepang, a grade one student, carries his bag while returning home from school at Khokana in Lalitpur, Nepal.