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In this file photo, Bengali film and theater actor Soumitra Chatterjee waves after receiving the Dadasahab Phalke Award for the year 2011, as Vice President Hamid Ansari looks on, during the 59th National Film Award in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari (L), senior RSS leader Ram Lal (2L) along with others sand in a queue to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari (3R), former prime minister Manmohan Singh (C) with former union minister P Chidambaram (3L), Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (2L) and others at the launch of a book, 'Vision for a Nation: Paths and Perspectives', in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari (2nd R), former PM Manmohan Singh (C) and former J & K Governor NN Vohra (R) launch the book "Human Dignity" authored by former Union minister Ashwani Kumar (2nd L), at a function in New Delhi

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former PM Manmohan Singh, Gursharan Kaur and other leaders during the commemorative programme "Indira ek Soach", organised on the occasion of her 102nd birth anniversary, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in New Delhi.

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Former Vice President Hamid Ansari pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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(L-R) Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice president M Hamid Ansari and former PM Manmohan Singh after paying floral tribute to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary at Shanti Van, in New Delhi.

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Former vice president Hamid Ansari pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress party's interim president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and others after paying tribute to former prime minister the late Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, at Veer Bhumi in New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI8_20_2019_000022B)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former vice president Hamid Ansari during the 'At-Home' reception organised on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Md. Hamid Ansari and Congress President Rahul Gandhi at a function after paying homage to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary, at his memorial Shanti Van in New Delhi.

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Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, walks in a hall as he attends the "intra-Afghan" talks in Moscow, Russia. The U.S. has promised to withdraw half of its troops from Afghanistan by the end of April, a Taliban official said Wednesday, but the U.S. military said it has received no orders to begin packing up.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former prime minister Manmohan Singh (L) and former vice-president Hamid Ansari (2nd L) during the Republic Day 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari and BJP senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi during the National Conference on 'Towards Peace, Harmony and Happiness: Transition to Transformation', in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi attend a prayer meeting at the memorial of former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari, Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav during the release of the book titled "Ten Ideologies: The Great Asymmetry Between Agrarianism and Industrialism", authored by S Jaipal Reddy, in New Delhi.

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Former Chief Justice of India TS Thakur releases former vice president Hamid Ansari's book titled 'Dare I Question?' during a function in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh with former vice president Hamid Ansari and others during the release of his book titled 'Dare I Question?' during a function in New Delhi.

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Former president Pratibha Patil, Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, former vice-president Mohammad Hamid Ansari and others during the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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Diplomat, scholar and former Vice-­­President Hamid Ansari

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomes former vice-president Hamid Ansari during the First Syed Shahabuddin Memorial Lecture in Patna.

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Rajan Raheja, chairman, Rajan Raheja group of companies with former Vice President Hamid Ansari

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Outlook group Chairman Rajan Raheja with former vice president Hamid Ansari during the Outlook Speakout Awards function, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Vice President-designate M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his farewell function at GMC Balayogi Auditorium at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari in a group photograph with Vice President-designate M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other leaders during his farewell function at GMC Balayogi Auditorium at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Vice President-designate M Venkaiah Naidu during his farewell function at GMC Balayogi Auditorium at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari being presented a scroll by RS Dy Chairman PJ Kurien as Vice President-designate M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan look on, during his farewell function at GMC Balayogi Auditorium at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari at the swearing-in ceremony of M Venkaiah Naidu as the next Vice President, in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari gestures while chairing his last session in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi. Ansari, whose tenure as Vice-President comes to a close on Thursday, was given a farewell in the Rajya Sabha where he has served as Chairman for the last decade.

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Former Speaker Lok Sabha, Meira Kumar greets Vice President M. Hamid Ansari in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari with wife Salma and Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for his farewell dinner hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan (2nd L) at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari and his wife Salma being presented a painting by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on, during a farewell dinner hosted by Mahajan at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari greets President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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New President Ram Nath Kovind, center greets former president Pranab Mukherjee, left as Vice President Hamid Ansari, right, watches during the swearing in ceremony in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President-elect Ram Nath Kovind at the release of the special book "Various Reports, 4th Volume of Selected Speeches of the President", at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee with Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar proceeds to Centra Hall for his farewell ceremony, at Parliament in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee is presented a coffee-table book by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan during his farewell ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee signs the visitors book at Hyderabad House on the occasion of the farewell hosted for him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Hamid Ansari looks on, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley during the dinner hosted by the Chiefs of Staff at Manekshaw Centre, in New Delhi.

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Vice president M Hamid Ansari presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to BJP senior leader LK Advani during the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017 function, in New Delhi.

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Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Vice President Hamid Ansari exchange greetings during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Former Union minister Kamal Morarka presenting a book to Vice President M Hamid Ansari as former Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh looks on during a book release function, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, President Pranab Mukherjee, center right, and Vice President Hamid Ansari, right, walk in a procession for a midnight session of parliament to launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in New Delhi.

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Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley and the Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar before the launch of the Goods & Service Tax (GST) at Central Hall of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calling on the Vice President and the Chairman of Rajya Sabha Hamid Ansari, to extend greetings on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, (second R), Vice President Hamid Ansari (R) Congress President Sonia Gandhi (3rd R), CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury (L) and others at an Iftar party hosted by the president at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, KPCC President G Parameshwar and Congress leader Oscar Fernandes at the launch of the commemorative edition of National Herald, in Bengaluru.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari releasing the commemorative edition of National Herald, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Karnataka Governor, Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers Ananth Kumar meeting with Vice President Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and I & B Minister MV Naidu after paying their last respects to the mortal remains of Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari with the Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo inspecting the guard-of-honour, at the Chancellery in Warsaw.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari addressing the media onboard Air India One Special Aircraft, on his way to Armenia. Minister of State for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh is also seen.

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Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the launch of the book titled ‘Hope in a Challenged Democracy; An Indian Narrative’ authored by Ashwini Kumar (2nd L), in New Delhi.

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A Parliamentary delegation from Namibia led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter H. Katjavivi calling on the Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari meeting with the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, on the sidelines of 20th Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders' Summit, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari at the opening ceremony of 20th Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders' Summit, in Jakarta, Indonesia. President of Indonesia Joko Widodo and other leaders are also seen.

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Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni in Kampala

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Hamid Ansari and Rwandan PM Anastase Murekezi at a business meet in Kigali on February 20

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President Pranab Mukherjee along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan arrives at Parliament to address a joint sitting of both Houses to start the Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee being received by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his address to the joint session of Parliament on the first day of Budget session, in New Delhi Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister Ananth Kumar are also seen in the picture.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a prayer meeting after paying tributes to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, observed as Martyrs' Day at Rajghat, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave to the crowd as General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Adu Dhabi looks on as they leave after attending the 68th Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath, in New Delhi. Vice President M Hamid Ansari is also seen.

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Vice-President M Hamid Ansari meeting Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Army Staff, Bipin Rawat calls on the Vice- President, M Hamid Ansari in New Delhi.

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A delegation from American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin led by A.S. Nakadar calling on the Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari is greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of New Year 2017, in New Delhi.

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Vice President, Hamid Ansari paying floral tribute at the Samadhi of the former President, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma on his death anniversary, at Karma Bhoomi, in New Delhi.

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Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari releasing Hindi translation of the book titled ‘An Indian Political Life of Late Ch. Charan Singh’ authored by Mr. Paul Brass, in New Delhi. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda and other political leaders are also seen.

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President Pranab Mukherjee with Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing a book entitled "Rashtrapati Bhavan: Raj to Swaraj" (Chidren Book Volum-II) during a function at President House, in New Delhi.

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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, center, receives the Indian Council For Cultural Relation's 1st World Sanskrit Award for 2015 from Vice President Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi. On the right is Minister of State for External Affairs M.J Akbar.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and senior BJP leader LK Advani during the Gurbani Recital on the occasion of birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pay homage to Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 127th birth anniversary at Shanti Van, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee with Vice President Hamid Ansari, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan releases book of UP Governor Ram Naik, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari with journalist Karan Thapar releasing the book titled ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’ authored by Shashi Tharoor (R), in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice-President Hamid Ansari with President Pranab Mukherjee, during his ceremonial departure to the State visit of Nepal at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee with Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi and others paying tributes to Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister on her 32nd death anniversary at 1, Safdarjung Road, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari with the President of the National People’s Assembly of Algeria, Mohamed Larbi Ould Khelifa at a meeting in Algiers, Algeria.

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Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari, left, and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban hold a joint press conference at the Delegation Room of the Parliament in Budapest, Hungary.

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Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha P. J. Kurien, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, S S Ahluwalia with newly inducted Rajya Sabha members L. Ganesan (3rd R) and Roopa Ganguly (2nd R) after taking oath as Rajya Sabha member during a ceremony at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Vice-President Hamid Aansari, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman and Commerce Secretary, Rita A. Teaotia along with Trade Ministers from BRICS Countries during a Ministerial Session of BRICS Business Forum at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari along with wife Salma Ansari pose for a photo with the children from the Indian community during the inaugural ceremony of Indian High Commission chancery complex, in Abuja.

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari waves as he emplanes for Delhi at Margarita Island in Venezuela after taking part in the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM).

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Vice President M Hamid Ansari with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) at Margarita Island in Venezuela.

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World leaders participate in the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) at Margarita Island in Venezuela.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, flanked by the vice-president and the premier, releases First Garden of the Republic, on the flora and fauna of Rashtrapati Bhavan. It’s edited by Amita Bav­iskar. The photos are by Outlook photo editor Narendra Bisht.

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VIce President Hamid Ansari walks with P Tsagaan, Head of Presidential Administration of Mongolia upon his arrival at Chinggis Khan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

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Congress leader Oscar Fernandes shakes hand with Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari after taking oath as Rajya Sabha member during a ceremony at Parliament House in New Delhi .

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Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha P J Kurien, Union Minister Arun Jaitley with newly inducted Rajya Sabha members M J Akbar (R) Jairam Ramesh (2nd R) Oscar Fernandes (3rd R) and Satish Mishra after taking oath as Rajya Sabha members during a ceremony at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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The President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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The President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Bihar CM and JD(U) President Nitish Kumar and JD(U) senior leader Sharad Yadav at an Iftar party hosted by the JD(U) in New Delhi.

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Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu shakes hand with Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari takes oath as Rajya Sabha Member at a ceremony at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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TRS Leader D Srinivas shakes hands with Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari after taking oath as Rajya Sabha Member at a ceremony at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari with Swami Ramdev during the International Conference on ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond', in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari at the release of first copy of the book "The Education President" published by the International Institute for Higher Education Research at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari along with Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Hansraj Gangaram Ahir takes a glance at the sculptures during his visit to Bardo Museum in Tunisia on Thursday.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari reviews the guard of honour along with Governor of Marrakech, M. Mohamed Moufakir before leaving for Tunisia at Marrakech Menara Airport in Morocco.

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A MoU signing in the presence of Vice President Hamid Ansari and Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid after the bilateral meeting at PM's office in Tunisia.

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