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Empty LPG cylinders used in an electric crematorium for cremation of COVID-19 patients, amid rise in coronavirus cases in Ranchi.

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Migrants arriving from Maharashtra by special train outside Hatia railway station, amid the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Ranchi.

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Migrants undergo thermal screening process after arriving from Maharashtra by special train at Hatia Railway Station, amid the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Ranchi.

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Dengue patients get treatment on the floor due to shortage of beds, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital, in Ranchi.

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Covid-19 patients share a common bed at the casualty ward, as shortage of bed increased due to rising Covid-19 cases, at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital, in Ranchi.

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A school situated near Argora chowk, with a board displaying it's name changed to 'Corona Universal School', in an attempt to impart coronavirus awareness among children, amid rising corona virus cases across the country, in Ranchi.

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Tribals performing rituals, as they celebrate 'Sarhul' festival, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Passengers leave Hatia Railway Station upon their arrival, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases, in Ranchi.

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Ambulances, carrying the mortal remains of those who died of COVID-19, stand parked outside a crematorium, in Ranchi.

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A health worker collects a nasal sample from a physically challenged passenger coming from Maharashtra via New Delhi by passenger plane at Birsa Munda International Airport, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country in Ranchi.

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Newly oath taking under-age students belonging to Christian community participated in 'White Sunday' as their first 'Prasad' received by Church during an special prayer in Church in Ranchi. The day is for parents and communities to acknowledge and celebrate childhood by hosting special programs during church services which include scriptural recitations, biblical story reenactments, and creative dance performances.

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Migrants arriving from Maharashtra and Raipur wait for transportation to their home town at Hatia railway station amid second wave of coronavirus pandemic in Ranchi.

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Air passengers arriving at Birsa Munda International Airport from Mumbai, undergo COVID-19 screening and tests, amid the second wave of the new virus, in Ranchi.

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People visit a market amid spike in COVID-19 cases, in Ranchi.

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A fresh stock of COVID-19 vaccine vials being transported to National Health Mission headquarters, in Ranchi.

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A view of crowded Mahatma Gandhi Marg, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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A health worker takes a nasal sample from a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Birsa Munda International Airport in Ranchi.

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Labourers from Maharashtra arrive at Birsa Munda International Airport to reach their native places, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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An auto-rickshaw during a campaign to spread awareness on COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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Police personnel detain people for not wearing masks, amid countrywide spike in COVID-19 cases, in Ranchi district.

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Residents collect drinking water provided by Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC), in a locality facing acute water shortage with onset of summer season, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Homeguards jawans stage a protest against the state government at Jagannathpur in Ranchi.

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Passengers stand in a queue at Birsa Munda International Airport to give their swab samples for COVID-19 tests, amid spike in coronavirus cases, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren consoles the family members of former MLA Bishnu Prasad Bhaiya after his demise, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren speaks to junior hockey players, via video conferencing, in Ranchi. The 11th National Junior Women’s Hockey Championship, to be held at Simdega AstroTurf Hockey Stadium in Jharkhand has been postponed after many players tested COVID-19 positive.

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Youngsters celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Police personnel take out a flag march regarding the law and order situation ahead of the Holi festival, in Ranchi.

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Members of opposition parties stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ranchi.

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Left-wing and Samjukta Kisan Morcha activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Ranchi.

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Children bathe buffaloes in a pond on a hot day on the eve of World Water Day, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahato flashes victory sign as he receives his dose of Covid-19 vaccine, in Ranchi.

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Traffic police personnel stop commuters for not wearing face masks in view of COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren poses for a group photograph with the best sportspersons of the state after handing over their appointment letters, at the CM office in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren rides a bicycle on his way to Morabadi Ground on 75th Bharat Amrit Mahotsav, in Ranchi.

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Congress MLA from Barkagaon, Amba Prasad, rides on a horse to mark International Women's Day, as she arrives at Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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Women staff at Ranchi Railway station pose for photographers to mark International Women's Day, in Ranchi.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar arrives at Birsa Munda International Airport, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren pays homage to three slain soldiers, who lost their lives in a major IED blast during an operation against Naxals in a dense forest near Chaibasa under West Singhbhum district, at Jaguar HQ in Ranchi.

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Commandos pay homage to three slain soldiers, who lost their lives in a major IED blast during an operation against Naxals in a dense forest near Chaibasa under West Singhbhum district, at Jaguar HQ in Ranchi.

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Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army perform a traditional dance during 'Know Your Army' function, to mark the 50th year of India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan, in Ranchi.

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Opposition leader Babulal Marandi along with BJP MLAs wears a saffron t-shirt with a slogan on it during a protest against the state government amid the ongoing budget session of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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National Students Union of India (NSUI) workers carrying empty LPG cylinders display placards and shout slogans during a protest against the price hike of petroleum products, in Ranchi.

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Security personnel attempt to detain activists as they block a railway track, during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ranchi.

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Security personnel detain activists as they block a railway track, during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ranchi.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) activists block a railway track during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ranchi.

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Tribal girls, rescued from Delhi by Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Child Welfare Commission (CWC-Jharkhand), being taken to a shelter home, in Ranchi.

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Family members of Jharkhand Police jawan Duleshwar Paras, who died after sustaining injuries in an IED blast triggered by Maoists rebels, wail near his coffin during a tribute-paying ceremony at Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP-1) ground in Ranchi.

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An injured jawan of Special Armed Force (SAF) being taken for further treatment, in Ranchi. The jawan was airlifted from Dundru forest area of Lohardaga district after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by CPI-Maoist group.

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Memebers of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad burn an effigy of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren during a protest at Albert Ekka Chowk in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) protest during the proposed 'chakka jam' by farmer unions, in solidarity with their ongoing agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ranchi.

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Ranchi-Kolkata national highway wears a deserted look during the proposed 'chakka jam' by farmer unions, in solidarity with their ongoing agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ranchi.

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Supporters of Kendriya Sarna Samiti block a railway track at Kita Railway station during a statewide 'Chakka Jam', in Ranchi.

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Opposition leader Babulal Marandi (C) and BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha National President Lal Singh Arya (5R) being garlanded by party workers during a working committee meeting, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu hoists the Tricolour during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations at Morhabadi grounds in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav being shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital after his health deteriorated, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) workers during a protest march against new farm laws, in Ranchi.

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A temperature-controlled truck carrying Covishield vaccines, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, arrives at a cold storage facility in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren being offered cake by Chief Minister Hemant Soren during his 77th birthday celebration, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Chief Shibu Soren meets his party workers and supporters on his birthday in Ranchi.

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A worker sprays disinfectant on a bird as a precautionary measure, after the detection of Avian Influenza (H5N8) in some places of Jharkhand, at Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park Zoo in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) jawans participate in a march past on the occasion of their 141st foundation day, in Ranchi.

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Former Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrives at Birsa Munda International Airport, after spending a long holiday vacation in United Arab Emirates (UAE), in Ranchi.

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Health workers show victory sign after the COVID-19 vaccination mock drill and the dry run at a government hospital in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren along with BJP MP from Ranchi Constituency Sanjay Seth and BJP MLA from Hatia Constituency Navin Jaiswal, and others during the foundation stone laying ceremony of a football stadium and sector one market at HEC Campus in Ranchi.

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Young women hold coronavirus theme based cut-outs on the eve of New Year 2020, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren along with JMM Supremo Shibu Soren, Jharkhand Congress in-charge RPN Singh, and State Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon launches 'Jharkhand Yojana' on the 1-year completion of Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government at Mohabadi ground, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren distributes blankets among needy people on the cold day, as his government celebrates its first anniversary, in Ranchi.

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All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) workers and supporters protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat', at Albert Ekka Chowk in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at the paying ward of RIMS to meet his father and party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, in Ranchi.

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A man dressed as Santa Claus shakes hands with Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on the eve of Christmas at Archbishop House in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren holds a statue of baby Jesus on the eve of Christmas at Archbishop House in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav being taken for his ultrasound at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), in Ranchi.

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10th standard students attend a class at a government school that was reopened after a gap of over nine months due to COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi.

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BJP women leaders burn an effigy during a protest against Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav with party workers and supporters during his visit to Ranchi.

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Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav along with Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Badal Patralekh arrives at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital to meet his father Lalu Prasad Yadav who is admitted for his prolonged illness, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren attends a high-level meeting with officials for the development of the state in connection with collection of revenue and registration of land at CM’s secretariat in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand BJP President Deepak Prakash (L), BJP National General Secretary Dilip Saikia (2L), BJP National Vice President Raghubar Das (3R), and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi (2R) during party core committee meeting, at party office in Ranchi.

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Police personnel remove banners and posters pasted by banned left wing extremist outfit Tritiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC) from the boundary wall of Dev Kamal Hospital, near Jharkhand CM residence in Ranchi.

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People buy decorative items for the upcoming Christmas festival, in Ranchi.

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A man checks wreckage of a car after it collided with a truck, at Jamchua village in Ranchi. Reportedly, three people died and two injured in the accident.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) activists participate in a rally in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri-laws, in Ranchi.

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Political activists demonstrate during a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by agitating farmers to press for repeal of the Centre's agri laws, in Ranchi.

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Members of National Cadet Corps (NCC) participate in a march during the 'Constitutional Week' celebration on the occasion of 71st Constitution Day, in Ranchi.

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An RJD supporter breaks down outside the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) after the Jharkhand High Court extended the date of Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea till December 11, in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav being taken by police personnel as he is shifted from Directors Kelly Bungalow of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) to the Paying Ward, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu presents best MLA award to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Shikaripara MLA Nalin Soren on the occasion of 20th Foundation day celebration of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is also seen.

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Former union minister Subodh Kant Sahay seeks blessings after offering prayers on the eve of 'Chhath' festival, in Ranchi.

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Tribal community members perform rituals after paying floral homage to the statue of Jharkhand founder Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary and 20th foundation day of the state at Kokar area, in Ranchi.

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People belonging to tribal communities play traditional drums as they celebrate after the Jharkhand government passed a resolution for Sarna religious code, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren presents a flower bouquet to Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahato during one day special session of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren (C) along with newly elected MLAs Kumar Jaimangal Singh (2L) from Bermo constituency and Basant Soren (3R) from Dumka constituency, at Jharkhand Assembly in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren arrives to participate in one day special session of Jharkhand Assembly to pass a resolution for the provision of the Sarna Code in the state, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister and senior leader of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Hemant Soren celebrates with party MLAs after JMM-Congress alliance's win in Assembly bypolls, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) workers celebrate their party's lead in Bermo during the State Assembly Bypolls, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister and senior leader of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Hemant Soren flashes victory sign after his elder brother and JMM candidate Basant Soren won the Dumka Assembly by-election, in Ranchi.

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RJD chief Lalu Yadav, who is serving a jail term in a fodder scam case and undergoing treatment at RIMS, speaks on the phone during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Ranchi.

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Members of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) participate in a tractor rally during a protest against the recent farm reform bills, in Ranchi.

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Devotees wearing face masks pray from outside of a Durga Puja pandal, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Ranchi.

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A priest carrying 'Kola Bou' (sapling of banana tree) on his way to Durga Puja pandal, during Maha Saptami, in Ranchi.

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