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Congress MP and son of late Tarun Gogoi, Gaurav Gogoi, performs last rites on the mortal remains of his father and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi during his funeral ceremony, in Guwahati.

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People participate in the funeral procession of former Assam state chief minister Tarun Gogoi in Gauhati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Gogoi, who had been battling for his life with post-COVID complications in Gauhati Medical College Hospital, for weeks, died of multiple organ failure on Monday.

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People gather in large numbers to pay their respect to former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi as his funeral moves along a road, in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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A glass casket containing the mortal remains of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi is placed on a truck during his funeral procession, in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handing over of cheque of Rs.20 lakh to the widow of India Army jawan Haradhan Chandra Ray at the latter’s residence, in Dhubri district.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays his condolences to Dolly Gogoi, wife of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, at their residence in Guwahati. Tarun Gogoi, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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Nuns and sisters pay their last respects to former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, who died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital, at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi is also seen.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays his last respects to former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, who died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital, at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati,. Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi is also seen.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays his last respects to former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. Gogoi, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays his last respects to former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. Gogoi, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

People carry the mortal remains of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi as they arrive at Rajib Bhawan in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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A vehicle carries the mortal remains of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, during his funeral procession in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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People take part in the funeral procession of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died Monday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

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Son and MP Gaurav Gogoi along with others carries the mortal remains of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi from the Gauhati Medical College Hospital to his residence, in Guwahati. Gogoi, 86, died at the hospital while undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications.

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In this file photo, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi during a press conference, in Guwahati. Gogoi has tested positive for COVID-19, in Guwahati. Gogoi passed away due to multiple organ failure at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati.

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In this file photo, then Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is facilitated during the Nagaon Bahona Samaroah 2013 in Nagaon. Gogoi passed away due to multiple organ failure at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati.

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In this file photo, then Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is felicitated by the representatives of Garo National Union of Goalpara and Kamrup districts of Assam in Guwahati. Gogoi passed away due to multiple organ failure at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi arrives at the Gauhati Medical College & Hospital where his father and former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi is undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, in Guwahti. The health condition of Gogoi is extremely critical as per doctors.

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Senior Bodoland People Front (BPF) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary and party leader and Tamulpur MLA Emmanuel Mosahary formally join the BJP in the presence of party State President Ranjit Kumar Das and Assam Cabinet Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, in Baksa district.

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Atul Bora, Agricultural Minister of Assam and President of Assam Gana Parishad (AGP) along with members of Asom Chhatra Parishad (ACP) take part in a bike rally to mark the foundation day of ACP in Guwahati.

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Devotees perform rituals during Chhath Puja celebrations at the bank of River Brahmaputra in Guwahati.

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Devotees pray on the banks of Brahmaputra river on the occasion of 'Chhath Puja', in Nagaon district.

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A man carries garbage in a bucket to dump in the river Brahmaputra, walking past idols of Hindu goddess Kali in Guwahati. Brahmaputra is one of Asia's largest rivers, which passes through China's Tibet region, India and Bangladesh before converging into the Bay of Bengal.

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Bihari community members take part in Govardhan Puja in Guwahati.

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Tourists ride on elephants during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, outskirts of Guwahati. The sanctuary is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population.

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MP Biswajit Daimary addresses a press conference after he resigned from the post of Working President of Bodoland People Front, in Guwahati.

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Tourists ride on elephants during a safari inside the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, in Morigaon district.

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Bodoland People's Front (BPF) supporters attend a public rally ahead of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) elections, at Goibari in Chirang district.

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Fishermen on boats arrive after selling fish, on the bank of Brahmaputra river in Guwahati.

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Activists of various organizations hold banners during a protest, at Silsako Beel in Guwahati.

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Activists stage a protest against Maharashtra government after Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami was arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer in 2018 on Wednesday, in Guwahati.

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Newly-appointed All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and Assam in-charge Jitendra Singh being felicitated with a 'Jaapi' (traditional Assamese hat) during a party meeting, at Rajib Bhawan in Nagaon District.

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Activists of All Assam Students Union (AASU) stage a protest over a hike in the prices of vegetables, in Guwahati.

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An employee checks the temperature of a student as schools in north-eastern Assam state reopen after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic in Guwahati.

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An employee checks the temperature of a teacher as schools in north-eastern Assam state reopen after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic in Guwahati.

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A school principal distributes masks to students as schools in north-eastern Assam state reopen after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic in Gawahati.

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Students attend a class after schools re-opened following a gap of more then seven months due to coronavirus pandemic, in Nagaon district.

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Students undergo thermal screening after schools re-opened following a gap of more then seven months due to coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Students attend a class at Chamata Girls School after schools re-opened following a gap of more then seven months due to coronavirus pandemic, at Chamata in Nalbari district.

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Family members mourn as they pay tribute to the victims of 2008 Assam bombings on its 12th anniversary, in Guwahati.

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A barber shaves the head of an NSUI member during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), inside Rajiv Bhawan premises in Guwahati.

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Devotees offer prayers light at historical Bhairabi Temple on the occasion of Maha Ashtami of Durga Puja festival, in Tezpur.

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Children offer prayers at a community pandal during the Maha Saptami of Durga Puja, in Guwahati.

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A man looks at the marigold garlands before buying during the Maha Saptami of Durga Puja, in Guwahati.

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A security official keeps vigil outside Kamakhya temple during the ongoing Navratri festival, in Guwahati.

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Security personnel look at the flyover which will be inaugurated by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today, at Ganeshguri in Guwahati.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal during a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park after it was re-opened for visitors.

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Villagers of Baghjan protest demanding immediate dousing of the blaze from OIL's gas well blowout site, in Guwahati.

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Retired Assam DIG PK Dutta, accused in the police recruitment examination paper leak scam, being produced at a court, in Guwahati.

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Soldiers of Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB) march during a passing-out parade at Tezpur Salonibari training center of Sonitpur district.

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Activist of All Assam Students Union(AASU) make human chains to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 and Environmental Impact Assessment 2020 (EIA) in Guwahati.

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Devotees sanitise their hands inside the premises of Kamakhya Temple, as it re-opens for public after a gap of nearly six months due to coronavirus lockdown with certain restrictions, in Guwahati.

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Retired Assam DIG PK Dutta, accused in the police recruitment examination paper leak scam, arrives at MMC hospital for test before being produced at the CJM court, in Guwahati.

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Supporters play traditional instruments to welcome the leaders of the newly formed political party Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP), at a members' joining programme in Dibrugarh district.

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Vehicles parked at a bus terminus during the indefinite Chaka Bandh called by All Assam Motor Transport Association demanding for the increase in bus fare and tax relaxations in the view of coronavirus pandemics, in Guwahati.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi along with MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed releases black baloons during a protest over Assam Police recruitment scam, in Guwahati.

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Media reports of US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania testing positive for COVID-19 are seen in local and national newspapers in a book stall in Guwahati.

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A man reads a newspapers with reports of US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania testing positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati.

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Activists hold placards during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Guwahati.

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Congress activists raise slogans during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Nagaon district.

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An animal keeper feeds 6-month old elephant calves rescued from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.

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Labourers dig a canal along agricultural fields at a village in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Workers spray pesticides at a tea estate in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Children play near the Bir Lachit Borphukan statue in the Brahmaputra river, as water level rises due to recent rainfall, in Guwahati.

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Villagers wade through a flooded road after heavy rainfall, in Hojai district of Assam.

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Farmers and activists of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) carry traditional ploughing instruments during a protest against the passing of recent farmers bill 2020, in Guwahati.

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Villages transport LPG cylinders on a bicycle across a flood-affected area of Kachua village in Nagaon District.

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Villagers sprinkle lime and salt powder on the carcass of a wild elephant which was buried by the forest department officials after it died due to electrocution at a village in Rani Reserve Forest on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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People on a boat move across the flood-affected area, at Kachua village in Nagaon.

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All India Kisan Sabha activists during a protest against the farm bills passed in both the Houses of Parliament recently, in Guwahati.

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CID officials after conducting a raid at the residence of former Assam Police DIG PK Dutta in connection to his alleged involvement in leakage of question papers, in Guwahati.

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Health workers hold placards during a COVID-19 awareness rally, in Guwahati.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street following heavy rainfall, in Guwahati.

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Forest officials carry a leopard in a cage rescued from a residential area, at Kachari Basti in Guwahati.

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Teachers sanitise their hands after schools and colleges re-opened in Assam during Unlock 4, in Guwahati.

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Students maintain social distancing as they attend a class, after schools and colleges re-opened in Assam during Unlock 4, in Guwahati.

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A staff member sprays disinfectant on benches ahead of the reopening of schools from September 21, during Unlock 4.0, at Sonaram Higher Secondary School in Guwahati.

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Devotees offer prayers on the bank of Brahmaputra river on the occasion of Mahalaya, in Guwahati. ‘Mahalaya' is celebrated at the end of 'Pitru Paksha', a 16-day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors.

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Anju Bora and her son look on at their abandoned house from a barricade near Oil India Limited (OIL)'s gas well blowout site, at Baghjan in Tinsukia district.

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Children fish at Maguri Motapung wetland in the backdrop of a flame rising from well no 5, following Oil India Limited (OIL)'s gas well blowout in June, at Baghjan in Tinsukia district. It’s been more than three months since a natural gas well had a blowout, but efforts to douse the flame have failed till date. Survivors and affected residents have said crude oil contamination has caused environment damage in the vicinity besides loss of livlihood.

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Passengers stand in a queue to board a train to reach their destination at Guwahati Railway Station after the Indian Railways announced resuming of 40 pairs of new special trains (80 trains) from September 12, in Guwahati.

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A woman mourns and prays near the body of her husband who died of a COVID-19, at a cremation ground in Guwahati.

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Former BJP party leader Dilip Moran during an event to mark his joining with Congress party, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Education Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitates teachers during the state-level function of the 59th Teachers’ Day and the inauguration of Directorate of Bodo Medium and Other Tribal Languages held at Srimanta Sankardev International Auditorium, in Guwahati.

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Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Ripun Bora addresses a press conference, at Rajiv Bhawan in Guwahati.

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Assam Chemical & Pharmaceutical Labours Union activists stage a protest to press for their various demands, in Guwahati.

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State BJP President Ranjit Das being greeted by party's National General Secretary Ram Madhav during state executive meeting, at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.

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A doctor collects details as a health worker collects nasal swab samples of teachers to test for COVID-19 at a school before classes open in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a teacher to test for COVID-19 as others wait at a school before classes open in Guwahati.

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All Assam Students Union (ASSU) take part in a protest rally against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, in at Dibrugarh, Assam

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pays tributes to former president Pranab Mukherjee, at State Assembly in Guwahati. Mukherjee, 84, passed away on Monday at Army's RR Hospital in New Delhi.

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Ulubari flyover wears a deserted look during the weekend lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, in Guwahati.

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Graduates stand in a queue to get registered for the employment exchange of the state, during unlock 3.0, at the employment exchange office, Rehabari in Guwahati.

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Bollywood singer Angarag Mahanta performs the last rites of his mother, veteran Assamese singer Archana Mahanta, during her cremation at Nabagraha crematorium, in Guwahati.

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BJP National General Secretary (Org.) B.L Santosh being felicitated with an Assamese Japi by state BJP President Ranjit Kumar Das during a meeting with state party office bearers ahead of the assembly polls, at BJP HQ in Guwahati.

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In this file photo, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi during a press conference, in Guwahati. Gogoi has tested positive for COVID-19, in Guwahati.

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People travel in the ropeway car over the river island Umananda in the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati. The ropeway connecting north and south banks of the river Brahmaputra was inaugurated yesterday.

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Assamese singer Babu Barua, music director Ajoy Phukan and other artists who actively took part in the Anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, join the Indian National Congress (INC) party in presence of Assam Congress chief Ripon Bora in Dispur.

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Police stand guard as senior Congress leaders with APCC members stage a protest over Centre's approval to lease three airports, Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram, under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, outside LGBI Airport in Guwahati.

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A view of the ropeway over Brahmaputra river on the eve of its inauguration by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in Guwahati.

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