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A labourer takes a nap in a wholesale fruit market area in Kolkata, India
An Indian hand rickshaw puller transports children to school in Kolkata, India. Kolkata is the only city in India where hand-pulled rickshaws are still in operation.
Men play cricket in a public park on a foggy morning in Kolkata, India on Friday
An Indian jockey leads his horse off the track after attending a practice session at The Royal Calcutta Turf Club on a foggy morning in Kolkata on Friday
Labourers carry boxes at a Kolkata market on Friday. India’s inflation dropped to a new multi-year low in October, helped by slower annual rises in food and fuel prices.
A woman offers prayers by a road as a rickshaw puller transports passengers in Kolkata on Tuesday
Taxis park on the side of a road in Kolkata, India on Wednesday after drivers strike in protest against recent changes to transport laws and allegations of poor treatment by police in the city
Two homeless children sleep on a pavement in front of a closed shop in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday
Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata on Tuesday
Cycle rickshaw drivers sleep by the roadside in the early morning in Kolkata, India.
An exhausted firefighter rests while his colleagues continue to extinguish a huge fire in the Shalimar Paints factory in Howrah, 30km west of Kolkata, India, on Wednesday morning
A Hindu boy brushes his teeth with a neem twig as others take a dip on the banks of the Ganges river on the holy day of “Mahalaya” in Kolkata October 4, 2013. Hindus offer prayers with holy water after taking a dip in the river to honour the souls of their departed ancestors during Mahalaya, which is also called ‘Shraadh’ or Pitra Paksha.
A driver gestures as he decorates his yellow taxi to celebrate Vishwakarma Puja, the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata