February 6: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a Public Meeting at Bhawanipatna, District Kalahandi.
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NH Photo
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia takes charge as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh West, in New Delhi.

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PTI Photo
Awardee’s  of  Sangeet Natak Akademi stand for the national anthem during the Awards 2017, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
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PTI Photo
Parliamentarians from the north-eastern states protest outside the Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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PTI Photo
Senior Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Satish Chandra Misra, Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Dharmendra Yadav, Ramgopal Yadav and other MP’s stage a protest outside the Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.
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PTI Photo
Police detain farmers of Nirmana Sramika Krushak Sangathan staging a protest to press for their demands, at lower Post Master General, in Bhubaneswar.

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PTI Photo
A Sadhvi gets her head shaved before performing rituals on the bank of River Ganga during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad (Prayagraj)
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
A view of newly constructed central hall of Bihar Legislative Assembly in Patna.

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PTI Photo
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisami and other leaders pay tribute to iconic farmer leader Narayanasamy Naidu, on his birth anniversary, in Coimbatore.
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AP/PTI
President Donald Trump shakes hands with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Vice President Mike Pence looks on, as he arrives in the House chamber before giving his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington. 

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AP/PTI
Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. right, is joined by other women wearing white, as they pose for a group photo before the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington. 
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Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meet former cricketer Isa Guha, left, at the British Asian Trust Dinner at Buckingham Palace in London. This year’s event will celebrate recent achievements of the British Asian Trust as well as heralding ambitious new plans to provide social impact at scale across South Asia and to acknowledge the role of key supporters.

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AP/PTI
A child dressed as Ekeko rests before participating in the election of Ekeko, the central figure of the Alasita fair in La Paz, Bolivia. Ekeko is often rendered as a short, pudgy, mustached man who wears traditional Andean clothes and carries tiny items, the people believe will bless them with better lives in the coming year. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Supporters of a Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawa, raise their hands to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris during a rally for Kashmir Day in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan’s prime minister and president on Tuesday offered support for rebels in the Indian part of the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir as the country staged rallies marking the annual Day of Solidarity with Kashmir.

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik leads a protest march to Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

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