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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a visit to the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad to know more about the indigenous DNA based vaccine being developed by Zydus Cadila.

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Rescue workers and hospital staff move COVID-19 patients to a safer place after the fire broke out in the ICU of a designated COVID-19 hospital, in Rajkot. Five COVID-19 patients died in the incident.

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Firefighters inside the ICU of a designated COVID-19 hospital where the fire broke out today, in Rajkot. Five COVID-19 patients died in the incident.

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Bride and groom, wearing masks, perform rituals during their marriage ceremony amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Surat.

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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with Mumtaz Patel, daughter of late party leader Ahmed Patel and his son Faisel Patel during his last rites, in Vadodara. Patel died yesterday at a hospital in Gurugram after battling COVID-19.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani during his visit to State of Unity, in Narmada district.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at the State of Unity, in Narmada district.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pays floral tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during his visit to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla during their visit to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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Hathras gang rape case accused leave from the Ahmedabad Central Jail for some tests at Forensic Science Laboratory, in Ahmedabad.

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An aerial view of a deserted road after authorities imposed 60 hours curfew due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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People wait in a queue to board a bus for railway station to reach their native places after authorities imposed 60-hr curfew due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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People gather to board a bus for railway station to reach their native places after authorities imposed 60-hr curfew due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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An aerial view of a deserted road after authorities imposed 60 hours curfew due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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Stranded people wait for transport at toll plaza of Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway after authorities imposed 60 hours curfew due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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World heritage site Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen’s Step-well) illuminated in blue to mark World Children’s Day, in Patan.

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Police stop vehicles during the 60-hr curfew imposed in the wake of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Ahmedabad.

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People visit a market after authorities announced a 60-hour-curfew due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 at a facility erected in a market in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 at a facility erected in a market in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a woman to test for COVID-19 at a facility erected in a market in Ahmedabad. A country of nearly 1.4 billion people, India is the world's second most coronavirus affected country after the United States.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a convention of representatives of border areas, in Dhordo, Kutch, Gujarat.

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People shop for lanterns at a roadside stall ahead of Diwali, in Mumbai.

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A woman shops for decorative lights ahead of Diwali festival, in Ahmedabad.

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Artists give finishing touches to a rangoli depicting a face mask over the Indian map, ahead of Diwali festival, in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (C), Deputy CM Nitin Patel (L) and BJP State President CR Patil flash the victory sign during counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh bypolls and Bihar Assembly polls, in Gandhinagar.

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Arham Om Talsania, Guinness record holder for youngest computer programmer, during a press conference in Ahmedabad. Talsania, who was declared the record holder recently, set the record at age 6 years and 364 days on Jan. 23, 2020.

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A potter arranges earthen lamps on a hearth to harden them, ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Ahmedabad.

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A woman carries earthen lamps to dry them ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Ahmedabad.

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Commuters move on defaced images of French President Emmanuel Macron pasted by protestors on a road in Ahmedabad. Muslims have been calling for both protests and a boycott of French goods in response to France's stance on caricatures of Islam's most revered prophet.

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A seaplane carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in the River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad.

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A seaplane carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in the River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. The maiden seaplane service to the Statue of Unity in Narmada district of Gujarat was inaugurated by Modi on Saturday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters after he arrived from Kevadia via India’s first seaplane, at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat police personnel during National Unity Day celebration to mark the birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes salute of the Ekta Diwas Parade at the Statue of Unity on the occasion Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute at the Statue of Unity on the occasion Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi administers 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' pledge on 145th birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnesses 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on 145th birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses on 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' on 145th birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the newly inagurated Sardar Patel Zoological Park at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the newly inagurated Sardar Patel Zoological Park at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi after inaugurating the Children Nutrition Park at Kevadia in Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Ekta Mall at Kevadia in Gujarat. Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of Aarogya Van, at Kevadia in Narmada district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers his condolence to the family members of former Gujarat chief minister late Keshubhai Patel, in Gandhinagar.

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Gujarat Marine police patrol near the Seaplane airport in Sabarmati river, ahead of its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Ahmedabad. PM Modi is expected to launch the famed seaplane service connecting Kevadiya and Ahmedabad on Oct. 31st.

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India’s first seaplane parked near a jetty, ahead of its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Ahmedabad. PM Modi is expected to launch the famed seaplane service connecting Kevadiya and Ahmedabad on Oct. 31st.

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Chairman of Adani group Gautam Adani pays his last respects to former CM Keshubhai Patel during his last rites at his residence, in Gandhinagar.

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Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel pay their respects to former CM Keshubhai Patel during his last rites at his residence, in Gandhinagar.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani pays his last respects to former CM Keshubhai Patel during his last rites at his residence, in Gandhinagar.

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People offer their condolence to the family members of former CM Keshubhai Patel during his last rites at his residence, in Gandhinagar.

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People from various slums wait with their application letters seeking relief from demolition of their houses by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) outside its office in Ahmedabad. The AMC has issued notices for demolition of 15,000 houses in slums.

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Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Bahuchar Mata Temple on the first day of Navratri festival, at Mansa in Gandhinagar district.

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Youngsters, not wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing, play cricket on open ground, in Ahmedabad.

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People maintaining social distancing attend a prayer on 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Healthcare workers wearing personnal protective equipment (PPE) shift a coronavirus patient to another part of the CIMS hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists hold a candlelight march to pay homage to Hathras gang-rape victim, in front of Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.

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People queue up to give samples for COVID-19 tests, in Surat.

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Indian Naval ship (INS) Viraat arrives at Alang ship breaking yard after it was decommissioned by the Indian Navy, at Alang in Bhavnagar district.

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Police personnel inhale the steam as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, at Commissioner of Police office, in Ahmedabad.

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Policemen inhale steam at steam stations set up outside the office of the Commissioner of Police as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus in Ahmedabad.

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A policeman inhales steam at steam stations set up outside the office of the Commissioner of Police as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus in Ahmedabad. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States.

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Ambulance arrives at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plant after a fire broke out in it in the wee hours, in Surat.

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Flames rise from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plant after a fire broke out in it in the wee hours, in Surat.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters stage a protest demanding free Education in Gujarat, in Sura.

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Women make rangoli from flower petals on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 70th birthday, at a school in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a sample from a man via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, at BRTS bus terminal in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at an urban health centre in Ahmedabad. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during foundation stone laying and dedication of various projects in his parliamentary constituency Gandhingar.

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A worker cleans a metro train ahead of the restart of its operation, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Ahmedabad Metro Station in Ahmedabad.

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People offer prayers in front of Mother Teresa's statue on her 23rd death anniversary, in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a check post erected to screen people coming from outside the city, in Ahmedabad.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee attends an event at IIM-A Ahmedabad. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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Locals move to a higher land from the low-lying waterlogged areas, following heavy rainfall, in Surat.

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Fire and rescue team officials carry an injured person out of the debris after a two-storey shopping complex building collapsed in Kubernagar area of Ahmedabad.

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An Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) bus being pulled out with the help of a crane after it plunged into a pit following what was said to be a brake failure, Ahmedabad.

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People cross a flooded street after heavy rain, in Rajkot.

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Residents wade through a flooded road after heavy rains in Surat.

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A flooded colony after heavy rains in Surat.

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A devotee carries an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad.

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A man sits with an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha inside a car during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains, in Surat.

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Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad arrests a 'sharpshooter' who was allegedly sent by gangster Chhota Shakeel to kill a BJP leader, in Ahmedabad.

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People try to cross waterlogged Parvat Gam road following heavy rains, in Surat.

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Traffic jam as vehicles move slowly on a damaged road after heavy rain, in Ahmedabad.

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People wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rainfall, in Surat.

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People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall, in Surat.

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Priests shower flower petals on idols of Lord Krishna and Radha during Janmashtami celebrations at the Hare Krishna Temple, in Ahmedabad.

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A woman checks umbrellas displayed for sale on a pavement in Ahmedabad. Umbrellas are in demand during the monsoon season which runs from June to September.

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A damaged auto rickshaw after a tree fell on it, following heavy rainfall, in Rajkot.

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Forensic experts interact with police personnel while inspecting Shrey hospital after a major fire broke out in it in the wee hours, in Ahmedabad. At least eight patients died in the incident.

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Police personnel stop kins of the victims to enter Shrey hospital after a major fire broke out in it in the wee hours, in Ahmedabad. At least eight patients died in the incident.

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Broken windows are seen inside Shrey hospital after a major fire broke out in it in the wee hours, in Ahmedabad. At least eight patients have died in the incident.

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Bodies are shifted for post-mortem in an ambulance after a major fire broke out at Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad. At least eight people have died at the private hospital for coronavirus patients early Thursday.

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Police stand outside Shrey Hospital after a major fire broke out, in Ahmedabad. At least eight people have died at the private hospital for coronavirus patients early Thursday.

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A man dressed as god Hanuman participates in a celebration by Vishwa Hindu Parishad or World Hindu Council to mark the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, in Ahmedabad.

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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) or World Hindu Council performs rituals during a celebration to mark the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, at a temple in Ahmedabad.

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