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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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A protestor agitates against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)at Sanmtragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Vehicles torched by protestors agitating against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)at Sanmtragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Traffic jam at NH-6 during a protest against CAB and NRC in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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People protest against CAB and NRC in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Police personnel fire tear gas shells to disperse members of Students Federation of India (SFI), Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and other student youth wings during their two-day march to State Secretariat demanding employment for youth from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in Howrah.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, State Finance Minister Amit Mitra (2nd L), State Urban Development Minister & Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim(R) and former cricketer & Minister of State for Sports Laxmi Ratan Shukla (L) during the inaugurtion, announcements and commencements of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) industrial parks of Howrah, near Nabanna (State Secretariat) in Howrah.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during the inaugurtion, announcements and commencements of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) industrial parks of Howrah, near Nabanna (State Secretariat), in Howrah.

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An artist paints a mural of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away yesterday, in Howrah.

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Trains halt at Santragachi Junction in Howrah district of West Bengal. Many trains were cancelled due to repairing works at a foot-over bridge.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducts a meeting, at the State Secretariat in Howrah.

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Members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) participate in the closing ceremony of their training programme, at Uluberia in Howrah.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leaves after the state-level administrative review meeting, at Nabanna (State Secretariat) in Howrah district.

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NCC cadets carry the remains Indian mountaineer Dipankar Ghosh, who died while returning from the Mount Makalu summit, during his funeral, in Howrah.

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All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate for Howrah Constituency Prasun Banerjee (L) and his party associate show their injury marks to media personnel after a scuffle at a polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Howrah district.

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Elderly voters rest on the bench as they wait to cast their votes outside a booth at Baksara in Howrah.

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Security personnel assist a wheelchair-bound voter at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district.

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A security personnel stands guard as voters queue at a polling station to cast their vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district.

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BJP President Amit Shah being garlanded during an election campaign rally for the Lok Sabha polls, at Ranihati in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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BJP supporters raise slogans and display cut-outs during party president Amit Shah's election campaign rally for the Lok Sabha polls, at Ranihati in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Former footballer and Trinamool Congress candiadate Prasun Banerjee files his nomination papers for the Howrah parliamentary constituency, in Howrah.

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BJP supporters rush to board a ferry to attend PM Narendra Modi’s election rally, in Howrah.

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Veteran footballer and Trinamool Congress candidate Prasun Banerjee with West Bengal ministers Laxmi Ratan Shukla (C) and Arup Roy (R) campaigns for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah.

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BJP activists clash with the police during their protest against state government, in Howrah.

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Passengers wait in queues at a platform at Howrah Station in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Footwears lie along the railway tracks at Santragachi Station where a stampede took place, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Passengers at a foot-overbridge at Santragachi Station where a stampede took place, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with the media after visiting injured victims of the Howrah Station stampede at a hospital, in Howrah.

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