December 19: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

Agencies

NH Photo
NH Photo
After hectic campaigning for polls in five states, Congress president Rahul Gandhi holidays in Himachal Pradesh, as he dons a casual attire
PTI
PTI
Newly-elected Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with CMO officials pose for photos as he assumes office for his third term, in Jaipur
PTI
PTI
Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, flanked by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant (R) and member VK Saraswat (L), releases NITI Aayog’s Strategy Document for New India@75, in New Delhi
PTI
PTI
AIADMK MPs hold placards in protest against the construction of Megadatu Dam across Cauvery River, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi
PTI
PTI
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs stage a protest demanding special status for the state of Andhra Pradesh, during the Winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi
PTI
PTI
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee activists raise slogans during a protest in relation to Rafale Deal, in Guwahati
PTI
PTI
An artist dressed as Santa Claus with school children, during pre-Christmas celebrations, in Agartala
PTI
PTI
Ace boxer MC Mary Kom (in black) takes part in Gunj Mahotsav, a tribal festival, at Silli near Ranchi
PTI
PTI
Four transgenders draped in sarees, who were earlier denied permission to visit the Sabarimala Temple, have their darshan of the Lord Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is greeted by fans as she arrives in Manila, Philippines. Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition held in Bangkok on Monday, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
DUSU employees stage a demonstration at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar to press the government to implement the wage board’s decision
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
EPS-95 pensioners stage a demonstration at Jantar Mantar to press the government to revise their payouts. The ‘langar’ at the protest was served by Gurudwara Rakabganj
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Yet another protest at Jantar Mantar by anganwadi workers, also pressing for higher wages
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Students from the north-eastern states protest the NRC, also at Jantar Mantar

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