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Farmers line up their tractors carrying paddy grains at a wholesale market, amid coronavirus pandemic, at Krishi Upaj Mandi in Raisen district.

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Workers load paddy sacks in trucks for transportation to various destinations after purchased by procurement agencies, at the grain market near Sirhind Road in Patiala.

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Labourers carry sacks containg paddy, at Anaj Mandi in Chandigarh.

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Labourers carry sacks containing wheat grain, at a grain market in Amritsar district.

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Labourers work at a grain market after harvesting, in Amritsar district.

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A worker sorts winnowed paddy grain at Anaj Mandi, in Chandigarh.

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Workers collect the winnowed paddy crop at Gehri Mandi grain market, after paddy procurement commenced in Punjab, near Amritsar.

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Workers collect the winnowed paddy crop at Gehri Mandi grain market, after paddy procurement commenced in Punjab, near Amritsar.

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A worker gathers the winnowed paddy grains at Gehri Mandi grain market, after paddy procurement commenced in Punjab, near Amritsar. The two states Punjab and Haryana are key producers of the paddy crop in India, accounting for about 15 percent of the country's total paddy output.

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Farmers harvest Sorghum crop at Nandlapur village, in Karad.

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Workers carry sacks containing wheat grain at New Grain Market, in Chandigarh.

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Labourers use a machine to clean and dry wheat grain, at New Anaj Mandi in Chandigarh.

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A worker sorts grain at Old Anaj Mandi, during Unlock-2, in New Delhi.

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Workers load food grains on trucks to be transported to warehouses for storage, during Unlock 2.0, in Ranchi.

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Workers unload sacks containing wheat grain from a goods train, in Coimbatore.

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Workers spread maize grain to dry them under the sun at a grain market, during Unlock 1.0, in Amritsar.

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Workers spread rice grain for drying in the sun at a field, at Ranaghat in Nadia district.

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Workers dry maize in the sun at grain market, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jalandhar.

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People collects Corona Nyay kit distributed by Youth Congress workers on Congress party leader Rahul Gandhis 50th birthday, in New Delhi.

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Sacks filled with food items to distribute among needy people on Congress party leader Rahul Gandhis 50th birthday, in New Delhi.

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Labourers unload sacks of rice from goods train at Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) yard during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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Drying grain on rooftop, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A worker removes rainwater near wheat sacks at a grain market after heavy rain, in Amritsar.

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Boatmen ferry rice sacks of Food Corporation of India (FCI) after unloading them from a truck to distribute among people who are living in the interior of the Dal Lake, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Srinagar.

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A labourer weighs a sack filled with wheat grain at a market, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jalandhar.

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Farmers sit on sacks filled with wheat grain as they prepare to have lunch at a market, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bathinda.

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Sacks filled with wheat grain are seen at a market before being transported, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bathinda.

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Labourers load sacks of rice onto a truck from a godown during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Workers unload sacks of rice from a train, which has arrived from Andra Pradesh during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kanyakumari.

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Workers fill sacks with wheat grains during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mathura.

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A worker transfers sacks of food grains from a vehicle to a chopper for distribution among residents living in remote places, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Miao in Changlang district.

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Volunteers distribute raw materials to homeless people during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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A vendor arranges samples of pulses at his shop in a market in Guwahati. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha today.

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Workers upload sacks of newly-harvested paddy at a grain market, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Flood-affected villagers dry paddy grains on an elevated road, in Morigoan.

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A farmer waits for lifting of his wheat crop at the grain market in Bathinda.

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Wheat sacks are covered with tarpaulins during rains at a grain market near Patiala.

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A Nepalese woman scatters seven types of grains during Bala Chaturdashi festival in the courtyard of Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi is celebrated in memory of departed family members by lighting oil lamps and scattering seven types of grains along a prescribed route.

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Grains drenched in rain water at a market in Bikaner.

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