This week in pictures: Republic Day events, Odisha's dawn to dusk protest and more

Published: 27th January 2018 02:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th January 2018 04:31 PM  

A farmer cleaning paddy grains on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Harvested paddy crops worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in an accidental fire at Balipala village in Odisha, on Tuesday morning. (EPS | Biswanath Swain)
Men wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan participate in a protest in front of Secretariat against the petrol-diesel price hike in Thiruvananthapuram. (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
Mangal Kalash yatra by women and children as part of the 8th Hindu Spiritual fair at Guru Nanak college, Chennai, on Tuesday. The procession involves mixing Ganga and Cauvery waters, that they carried on their pots, at a common fountain.(EPS | Sunish P Surendran)
Home guards rehearse their march for Republic Day in Hubballi on Tuesday. (EPS | Nagaraja Gadekal)
BJP activists blocking a road with burning tyres near CRP Square during dawn-to-dusk Odisha bandh over suicide of Kunduli gangrape victim on Wednesday. (EPS | Biswanath Swain)
Dew drops on a crop as Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, experiences beautiful weather. Dharmapuri has been having pleasant weather over the week with an average temperature of 31 degrees celsius. (EPS | R Anandhakrishnan)
A farmer in Andar Kottaram village in Madurai district holding dried crops because of shortage in water. Farmers sowed Ambai-16 variety of paddy. (EPS | K K Sundar)
Chennai Central Railway Station decorated with lights, one day before Republic day. (EPS | Ashwin Prasath)
Sidi Goma tribal performers at the Republic Day celebrations in Chennai on Friday. Sidi Goma is a sufi community of African Indians, hailing from Gujarat. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Coast guard contingent takes part in the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on friday. (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
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