February 26: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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NH Photo
NH Photo
Congress President Sonia Gandhi (3R), party leaders Manmohan Singh (2L), A K Anthony (2R), Ghulam Nabi Azad (R) and KC Venugopal during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to discuss the situation in northeast Delhi, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi.
Vishwadeepak
Vishwadeepak
AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Congress workers on a dharna during the peace march towards Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi.
NH Photo
NH Photo
Firefighters attempt to douse fire in a burning shop early morning on Wednesday after administration clamped curfew following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Gokulpuri area of northeast Delhi.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Charred remains of vehicles allegedly set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law at Shivpuri area of the riot-affected north east Delhi. 
Vipin
Vipin
People standing behind a locked street to prevent communal violence over the amended Citizenship law in northeast Delhi which has claimed about 20 lives till Wednesday.
Vipin
Vipin
The mazar that was burnt down at Bhajanpura in Delhi
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Police personnel conduct a route march following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan being sent to judicial custody along with his wife Tanzin Fatima (unseen) and MLA son Abdullah Azam (unseen) for allegedly faking Abdullah’s birth certificate, in Rampur. 
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
A priest marks foreheads of devotees with a cross symbol during Ash Wednesday service, at St. Mary’s Basilica in Hyderabad. The Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lent, a solemn period of 40 days of prayer and self-denial leading up to Easter. 
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Volunteers engage in rescue of possible survivors after a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a river on Kota-Dausa highway, in Bundi, Rajasthan on Wednesday, At least 25 people died and three others sustained injuries in the accident.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, and her husband White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner board Air Force One upon departure from at Indian Air Force Palam airport, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
A woman holding a child is shown the way to a screening area by health officials in protective suits as they arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Children look at the show at Paseo Los Proceres street during carnival in Caracas, Venezuela. 
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
CPI supporters in a peaceful protest in view of the recent violence in riot-affected areas of east delhi, in New Delhi. At least 22 have died during communal violence over the amended citizenship law.

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