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A Muslim family offers Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at their home, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Chennai.

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A homeless man eats Kheer, a sweet dish distributed by a Muslim man on Eid al-Fitr in Ahmedabad.

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Muslim boys greet each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at historical Khairudeen Jama Masjid during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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A Muslim man offers Eid-al-Fitr prayers at his home, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ajmer.

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A policeman clicks selfie with Muslim boys after they offered Eid al-Fitr prayers at historical Khairudeen Jama Masjid during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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A Muslim man offers Eid al-Fitr prayers at historical Khairudeen Jama Masjid during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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A Muslim man, wearing face mask, offers Eid-al-Fitr prayers at Moti Masjid amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhopal.

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Members of a Muslim family offer Eid-al-Fitr prayers at their home, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jalandhar

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Members of an extended Muslim family offer Eid-al-Fitr prayers on the roof of a house, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Bolpur in Birbhum district, West Bengal.

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Policemen keep vigil outside of the closed Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr festival, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Prayagraj.

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Muslims walk in a market area after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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People greet each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A Muslim man offers Eid-al-Fitr prayers amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Muslims buy garlands from a shop on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Chikmagalur.

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Muslim community members offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at a graveyard amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in old Delhi.

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A Muslim man in the half closed shop during Eid al-Fitr near the Jama Masjid at New Delhi.

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Muslims offer Eid-ul-Fitr namaz outside Jama Musjid, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Old Delhi.

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Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr namaz, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Mathura.

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Muslims walk in a market area on Eid in Jama Masjid, Delhi

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Jama Masjid to remain closed for devotees today on Eid-ul-Fitr amid the 4th phase of Corona Lockdown.

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Muslims offer Eid prayers in the premises of a residential building in Old Delhi. The holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a usually joyous three-day celebration has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar.

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Muslims offer Eid prayers in the premises of a residential building in Old Delhi. The holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a usually joyous three-day celebration has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar.

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A sign indicating greeting restriction measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus is stuck on a tree as Muslims attend prayers for Eid al-Fitr, the feast of breaking the fast which marks the end of Ramadan, when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, in Rome's Piazza Vittorio Square.

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Nigeria Muslims wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, attend Eid prayers at the Kofar Mata prayer ground in Kano Nigeria. The holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a usually joyous three-day celebration has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers distribute food packets and refreshments to Muslim students of a madarsa as they arrive to board a special train to Bihar, during the fourth phase of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Habibganj railway station in Bhopal.

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Stranded migrant boys offer namaz for Eid-ul-Fitr after arriving from Gujarat via special train at Hatia Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Kashmiri Muslims offer Eid prayers in the premises of a residential building in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. The holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a usually joyous three-day celebration has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar.

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A Pakistani sprays disinfectant among worshipers attending an Eid al-Fitr prayer at a ground in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Millions of Muslims across the world are marking a muted and gloomy holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan - a usually joyous three-day celebration that has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar.

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Muslim worshippers offer Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside the al-Aqsa mosque compound, which remains shut to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Jerusalem.

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A boy stands as his parents perform an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan amid concerns of the new coronavirus outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, in Tehran, Iran. Muslims worldwide celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus, with millions confined to their homes and others gripped by economic concerns during what is usually a festive time of shopping and celebration. In Iran, which has endured the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East, authorities have imposed few restrictions ahead of the holiday aside from cancelling mass prayers in Tehran traditionally led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Members of an extended family offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end month of Ramadan, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Dal Lake in Srinagar.

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Muslim cleric and Markazi Chand Committee Chairman Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali looks through his binoculars to sight the moon, which signals the start of Eid-Ul-Fitr, in Lucknow.

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People read verses of the Quran in a mosque during Itikaf, the last ten days of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Itikaf is very important for many Muslims due to the belief that the Prophet Muhammad used to exert himself even more in worship, hoping to draw himself closer to God. Itikaf involves total dedication to worship, reading Quran, and supplication.

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A worker offers namaz at a vermicelli factory during the ongoing Ramadan month, amid a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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A worshipper has her temperature checked to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus as she enters the Tehran University mosque to pray on Laylat al-Qadr, or the night of destiny, during holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Tehran, Iran. On Tuesday authorities allowed mosques temporarily reopen for limited hours up to two hours strictly observing health and social procedures to prevent spreading the disease, in the predominantly Shiite country for three continuous nights from Tuesday which people believe the Laylat al-Qadr night happens either on 19th, 21st or 23rd of the holy month of Ramadan. Laylat al-Qadr is the night when Muslims believe the Quran was first revealed to prophet Muhammad.

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Worshippers wearing protective face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus pray at the mosque of the Tehran University in Laylat al-Qadr, or the night of destiny, during holy fasting month of Ramadan, Iran. On Tuesday authorities allowed mosques temporarily reopen for limited hours up to two hours, while strictly observing health and social procedures to prevent spreading the disease.

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A man offers prayers on a jetty during the second Friday of Ramzan amid the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, at Dal Lake in Srinagar.

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A man offers zhuhr prayers (mid-day prayers) during the ongoing holy fasting month of Ramzan, amid a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar.

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Muslim cleric and Markazi Chand Committee Chairman Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali looks through his binoculars to sight the moon, that signals the start of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Aishbagh Idgah in Lucknow.

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People pray outside the closed gate of a Muslim shrine during lockdown in Srinagar. As governments around the world try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in history, locking down its entire population, including an estimated 176 million people who struggle to survive on $1.90 a day or less.

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Some among 30 people who were arrested by the police being taken into judicial custody after their screening at a quarantine centre in Prayagraj. 30 people including Professor Mohammad Shahid of Allahabad University and 16 foreign Jamatis were arrested on Monday night.

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Some among 30 people who were arrested by the police wait for their screening for COVID-19 at a quarantine centre in Prayagraj. 30 people including Professor Mohammad Shahid of Allahabad University and 16 foreign Jamatis were arrested on Monday night.

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Daily-wage workers wait in line to receive free wheat donated by Afghan businessmen ahead of the upcoming holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, when they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.

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People attend evening prayers while maintaining a level of social distancing to help avoid the spread of the coronavirus, at a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government bowed to demands by religious leaders and agreed to keep mosques open during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.

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Imam of Eyup Sultan Mosque, Hasan Tok, right, and Imam Metin Cakar, left, hold a prayer for coronavirus in Istanbul. After the fifth and final call to prayer of the day in Muslim Turkey, imams around the country have been asked to perform an additional prayer asking for God's mercy and protection during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Calls echoed across the city of Istanbul, Turkey's largest, where thousands of people have been infected with the virus.

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Muslims offer Friday prayers inside their house during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Chikmagalur.

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Police use a drone to keep a vigil on the area as people who attended Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin West walk to board a bus for the LNJP Hospital for screening and COVID-19 test, in New Delhi. 24 people who took part in the congregation have tested COVID-19 positive.

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People who came for ‘Jamat’, a religious gathering at Nizamuddin Mosque, being taken to LNJP hospital for COVID-19 test, after several people showed symptoms of coronavirus, during a nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Members of Muslim community distribute leaflets, containing information how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, after offering Friday prayers at Nakhoda mosque, in Kolkata,

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Muslims offer Friday prayers on a road infront of Nakhoda mosque amid growing scare of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets a delegation led by Syed Naseruddin Chishty, Founder Chairman of All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council, in New Delhi.

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Muslims pray at Istiqlal mosque without the rugs in Jakarta, Indonesia. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus.

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Members of the Raza Academy during a prayer meet in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak outside Khatri Masjid in Mumbai.

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Muslims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Few worshippers were allowed to enter after dawn prayers to circumambulate the Kaaba over fears of coronavirus.

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Muslims shout slogans during a rally outside the Indian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of Muslims staged the rally calling for an end to alleged violence and discrimination against Muslims in India following clashes over a disputed new citizenship law, which led to clashes in which hundreds were injured, with houses, shops, mosques, schools and vehicles set on fire.

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Muslims gather during a rally outside the Indian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of Muslims staged the rally calling for an end to alleged violence and discrimination against Muslims in India following clashes over a disputed new citizenship law, which led to clashes in which hundreds were injured, with houses, shops, mosques, schools and vehicles set on fire.

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A Saudi policeman stands guard in front of the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's Deputy Health Minister Abdel-Fattah Mashat was quoted on the state-linked news site Al-Yaum saying that groups of visitors to Mecca from inside the country would now also be barred from performing the pilgrimage, known as the umrah.

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Devotees get showered with water at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during the 808th Urs festival, in Ajmer.

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A Muslim prays from a hotel overlooking the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Health Minister Abdel-Fattah Mashat was quoted on the state-linked news site Al-Yaum saying that groups of visitors to Mecca from inside the country would now also be barred from performing the pilgrimage, known as the umrah.

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A bird's eye view shows temporary shelters, set up for devotees thronging to celebrate the 808th anniversary of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, being commemorated with the annual Urs festival, in Ajmer.

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People offer Friday prayers on the rooftop of a mosque, which was burnt by rioters in Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Brijpuri area of northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday.

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A model displays a creation by Lia Dahlia during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Models display Muslim cloth during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Muslim women take part in a candle light march in protest against the attack on Jamia students, CAA and NRC, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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Muslim women take part in a candle light march in protest against the attack on Jamia students, CAA and NRC, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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A cleric leads the special or "Kusoof" prayers at the Faisal mosque during a solar eclipse in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve addresses Ulama Karam on the Citizenship Amendment Act issue in Mumbai.

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Evening prayer, Jama Masjid, Delhi, 1982

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A masked boy throws stones at a police drone flying over Jamia Masjid mosque where Kashmiris are offering their first Friday prayers since Aug. 5 in Srinagar.

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People offer the first Friday prayers inside the Jamia Masjid mosque since Aug. 5 in Srinagar.

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Protesters hold placards during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and NRC, in Mumbai.

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People hold posters of B.R. Ambedkar, known to be the architect of the Indian institution, as they gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People walk with a giant national flag during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday Prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Police banned public gatherings in parts of the capital and other cities for a third day Friday and cut internet services to try to stop growing protests against a new citizenship law that have so far left eight people dead and more than 1,200 others detained.

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Members of Dawoodi Bohra Community participate in a procession to commemorate 76th birthday of their 53rd spiritual head Syedana Mufaddal Saifuddin, in Bhopal.

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Protestors belonging to the Muslim community hold placards during a protest against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Hyderabad

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Devotees praying as the Holy Relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed (SAW), is being displayed by head Priest (unseen) on the first Friday that follows Eid-E-Milad-un-Nabi at Hazratbal shrine, in Srinagar

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman raises her veil in air to pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, on the occasion of the Prophet's birth anniversary in Srinagar, India. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad.

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Muslims take part in a procession on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Beawar.

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People read about the verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus in a newspaper in Ayodhya.

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A Muslim devotee waves the Tricolour during a procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims decorate their locality during Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims prepare food during Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims offer sweets to each other after Supreme Court's verdict outside the Shah-e-alam shrine in Ahmedabad. The apex court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

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Bhoiwada Senior Police officer greets and offers shawl to Khatri Masjid Maulavi for peace and harmony during the verdict of Ayodhya case, in Mumbai.

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Muslims offer afternoon prayers at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi. The apex court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

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Imam Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Old Delhi's Jama Masjid, addresses the media after the Supreme Court's judgement on the Ayodhya case, in New Delhi.

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People belonging to various faiths celebrate the Ayodhya Case verdict, in Ranchi.

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A Muslim man interacts with policemen in Ahmadabad. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues.

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People watch the news on Ayodhya case verdict on television sets at a showroom in Mathura.

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Pakistani cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman, center left, head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, addresses his supporters in Multan, Pakistan. Thousands of supporters of the ultra-conservative religious party gathered to start a large anti-government march on Pakistan's capital.

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A procession on observance of Chehellum by Shiite Muslims, in Lucknow. Chehlum is observed to commemorate the 40th day of the martydom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet, in 680 in in Karbala in modern Iraq.

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Muslims participate in a Chehlum procession in Jammu

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Spiritual head of Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Aali Qadar Mufassil Saifuddin during a gathering on the occasion of Chehelom (40th mourning day) of Hazrat Imam Hussain at Saifi Masjid, Hyderabad.

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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather around the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, in the background, ahead of the Arbaeen festival in Karbala, Iraq. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson in the 7th century.

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