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Citizens wait to cast their vote during the 4th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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A security person helps a senior citizen to cast her vote during the 4th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath waves at the crowd during an election campaign rally for West Bengal Asssembly polls, at Sankrail in Howrah.

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Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan during an election campaign in support of TMC candidate from Shibpur constituency Manoj Tiwary, in Howrah.

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BJP MP Arjun Singh along with actress Rupanjana Mitra during an election campaign in support of party candidate from North Howrah Umesh Rai (R), in Howrah.

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Police personnel stand guard on Howrah bridge on the eve of West Bengal Elections 2021, in Howrah.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his election campaign in support of BJP candidates for West Bengal Assembly poll at Dumurjola stadium in Howrah district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP candidate Rajib Banerjee during an election campaign rally for State Assembly polls, at Dumujola Stadium in Howrah district.

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Bollywood actress Mandakini during an election campaign in support of South Howrah assembly constituency JDU candidate Amit Kr. Ghosh, at Howrah.

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TMC Candidate Manoj Tiwari during his door-to-door campaign for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC Candidate Manoj Tiwari beats a drum during his door-to-door campaign for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh during an election campaign in support of the party candidate Rathin Chakraborty for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign rally for Assembly polls, at Amta in Howrah.

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TMC MP Deepak Adhikari during an election campaign rally in support of candidate Kalyanendu Ghosh in Howrah district.

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UP CM and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath during an election campaign in support of the party candidate Umesh Rai in Howrah district.

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BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty during an election campaign in support of party candidate from Central Howrah constituency Sanjay Sing, in Howrah.

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BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty during an election campaign rally in support of Sankrail assembly constituency party candidate Pravakar Pandit, during the ongoing state assembly polls, in Howrah.

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BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty during an election campaign rally in support of Sankrail assembly constituency party candidate Pravakar Pandit, during the ongoing state assembly polls, in Howrah

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BJP National President J P Nadda addresses during a roadshow in support of the party candidate Baishali Dalmiya (R), for the State Assembly polls, in Belur, Howrah district.

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BJP supporters during party President J P Nadda's roadshow in support of the party candidate Baishali Dalmiya, for the State Assembly polls, in Belur, Howrah district.

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Bhojpuri actor and BJP leader Ravi Kishan participates in an election campaign in support of party candidate Umesh Rai for North Howrah seat, ahead of the second phase of West Bengal assembly poll, in Howrah district

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A worker carries the cut-outs of BJP candidate Umesh Rai from North Howrah seat for his election campaign for the State Assembly polls, in Howrah district

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Actor and BJP MP Ravi Kishan during an election campaign in support of the party candidate Umesh Rai for North Howrah seat for the State Assembly poll, in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate from South Howrah constituency Nandita Choudhury during a door-to-door election campaign for the West Bengal assembly polls, at Baksara in Howrah district.

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Youngsters celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah district.

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Janta Dal (United) candidate Srikanta Ghosh sits inside a palanquin during an election rally ahead of West Bengal Assembly Polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate DR Rana Chatterjee during door-to-door campaign, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate Rana Chatterjee during a door-to-door campaign, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate Nandita Choudhary during her campaign for upcoming Assembly polls in Howrah district.

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BJP candidate Rathin Chakraborty campaigns in Shibpur constituency, ahead of Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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BJP leader Rajib Banerjee during his door-to-door campaign for West Bengal Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate Arup Roy campaigns ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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CPI(M) candidate from Bally constituency Dipsita Dhar during her election campaign ahead of the state assembly polls, at Bally in Howrah district.

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TMC candidate from Howrah constituency Manoj Tiwari during a door-to-door election campaign, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate for Shibpur seat Manoj Tiwari files his nomination papers, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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BJP leader Rajib Banerjee files his nomination papers for Domjur seat, ahead of the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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A TMC supporter paints a wall to campaign for the party ahead of Assembly polls, in Howrah.

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Union Minister of State Debasree Chaudhuri (L) with former TMC leader Rajib Banerjee during BJP's public rally, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani addresses a public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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BJP Vice President Mukul Roy and newly joined BJP member Baishali Dalmiya (L) at a rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani (C), party General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, and former TMC leaders Rajib Banerjee and Suvendhu Adhikari, who recently joined BJP, take Part in a public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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BJP workers gather during a public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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BJP leaders present a memento to Union Minister Smriti Irani during the party's public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Frontline workers flash the victory sign after being inoculated with the first dose of Covishield vaccine during a countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive, at a government hospital in Howrah district.

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A medic records details of frontline workers during the administering of COVID-19 vaccine at Howrah district Hospital.

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A medic administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a frontline worker, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at District Hospital in Howrah.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists stage a protest in support of farmers' agitation over Centre's farm reform laws, in Howrah district.

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City landmark Howrah Bridge across the Hooghly River witnesses relatively less traffic during nationwide strike by ten central trade unions against various policies of the NDA government, in Kolkata.

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BJP activists protest outside Bagnam police station during a rally against alleged murder of a party worker, in Howrah district.

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Plumes of smoke rises from tyres set on fire by BJP activists during their march towards State Secretariat Nabanna to protest against "worsening" law and order in the state, in Howrah.

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Police fire tear gas to disperse BJP activists' march towards State Secretariat Nabanna after they broke through barricades, during a protest against "worsening" law and order in the state, in Howrah.

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Police detain a BJP activist during a march towards State Secretariat Nabanna to protest against "worsening" law and order in the state, in Howrah.

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A woman sorts utensils inside her flooded room, following heavy rains in Howrah district.

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A North American wood duck spotted in howrah waterbody for the first time, in West Bengal.

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A North American wood duck spotted in howrah waterbody for the first time, in West Bengal.

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A North American wood duck spotted in howrah waterbody for the first time, in West Bengal.

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BJP supporters perform 'yogna' for the speedy recovery of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, after he tested positive for coronavirus, in Howrah district.

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Policemen stop a commuter from entering at sealed residential area after the state government imposed total lockdown in all containment zones follwing a surge in COVID 19 cases, in Howrah.

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Passengers deboard a special train at Howrah Station as seen on World Population Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Kolkata.

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A woman crosses a barricade outside a sealed residential area after the state government imposed the total lockdown in all containment zones following a surge in COVID 19 cases, in Howrah.

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A BJP worker blows a conch shell while watching the live telecast of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's first virtual rally 'West Bengal Jan Samvad', in Howrah.

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Vehicles pass through Howrah bridge as its services resumed after a gap of over two months following ease of restrictions in the fifth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Great Banyan, the world's largest banyan tree, after it was partially damaged during Cyclone Amphan, at Botanical Garden in Howrah district.

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Great Banyan, the world's largest banyan tree, after it was partially damaged during Cyclone Amphan, at Botanical Garden in Howrah district.

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Locals wade through a water-logged street in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, at Tikiapara in Howrah district.

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The collapsed police barricades at Howrah Bridge after strong winds due to Cyclone Amphan, at Howrah Bridge, in Howrah.

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Health workers wearing protective suits conduct a door-to-door survey for COVID-19 at the containment zone of Kalibabur Bazar area, during a nationwide lockdown, in Howrah district.

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Police personnel stand guard after a mob attacked several policemen who were enforcing lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus at Tikiapara in Howrah district,. The incident took place in the evening when a police patrol reached Tikiapara area after receiving inputs that a large number of people were jostling in a local market, violating the lockdown and social distancing norms.

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A mob attacked several policemen who were enforcing lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus at Tikiapara in Howrah district. The incident took place in the evening when a police patrol reached Tikiapara area after receiving inputs that a large number of people were jostling in a local market, violating the lockdown and social distancing norms.

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Police vehicle damaged after a mob attacked several policemen who were enforcing lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus at Tikiapara in Howrah district. The incident took place in the evening when a police patrol reached Tikiapara area after receiving inputs that a large number of people were jostling in a local market, violating the lockdown and social distancing norms.

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Security personnel restrict the entry of outsiders during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah.

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Police personnel stand guard outside a sealed area near Shibpur Tram Depot in Howrah, which has been marked as one of the hotspots for COVID-19, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in West Bengal.

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Thermal screening of RAF personnel being conducted as they stand guard on a street during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah.

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Police personnel punish commuters for flouting lockdown norms during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus in Howrah.

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Police personnel punish commuters for flouting lockdown norms during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus in Howrah.

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RAF personnel patrol an area in Howrah during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in West Bengal.

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Nurses and medical staff stage a protest over the inadequate supply of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Howrah Orthopedic Hospital.

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A security person stands guard at Howrah Maidan area after it was marked as one of the hotspots for COVID-19 cases during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Howrah.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Santragachi in Howrah.

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A railway employee sanitize a train coach at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah. Indian railways converts train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients.

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Railway employees fix mosquito nets as they work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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Railway employees work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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A deserted look of Howrha Bridge and Railway Station during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.

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Railways worker prepares a train coach converted into isolation ward for COVID 19 patients, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Tikiapara Rail workshop in Howrah district.

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Howrah railway station wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in West Bengal.

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People maintain social distance as they stand outside a grocery store during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditates as he pays tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at Belur Math in Howrah district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Belur Math in Howrah district. Modi paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with monks outside Sri Ramakrishna temple at Belur Math in Howrah district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Belur Math in Howrah district. Modi paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with monks outside Sri Ramakrishna temple at Belur Math in Howrah district. Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at Belur Math in Howrah district.

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Sparse traffic on the roads near the Howrah Bridge during the trade unions' nationwide, in Howrah.

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A deserted road during the nationwide ‘Bharat Bandh’, in Howrah.

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Passengers wait for transport vehicles outside the NSCBI Airport as taxies were off the roads due to the nationwide strike called by trade unions, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Arup Roy (C) with party workers participates in a rally against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, in Howrah.

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Police personnel attempt to disperse protestors hurling stones at them during a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Santragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Police personnel attempt to disperse protestors during a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Santragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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A police personnel fires tear gas to disperse protestors during a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Santragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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A view of Uluberia station following a protest against CAB and NRC, at Uluberia in Howrah district of West Bengal

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