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India in pictures

  • The front view of Idukki dam, that stands between the two mountains Kuravanmala (839)m and Kurathimala, in Kerala. The state government has announced opening the dam gates for tourists during Onam festival and New year's day. (Express photo)
  • Yoga guru Baba Ramdev addresses supporters during a rally in New Delhi on Sunday. Ramdev announced later his intention to oust the ruling Congress party in the next general election scheduled for 2014. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
  • YSR Congress leader YS Sharmila addresses public during her 'Bus Yatra' for united Andhra Pradesh in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. (PTI photo)
  • A local artiste painting elephants ahead of Onam festival celebrations in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on Sunday. (PTI photo)
  • Young girls show their menhdi applied hands on the eve of Teej festival celebration in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. (PTI photo)
  • Crowd gathered during annual Charriot Procession at St Marys Basilica, the oldest church in Bangalore, Karnataka on Sunday. (Express photo: Vinod Kumar)
  • Advocate JAC members washing their hands with milk at Lal Bahadur Stadium in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, a day after Saveandhra meeting took place in the sports arena. (Express photo)
  • People from Kannamangalapatti near Sigampunari in Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu on Sunday pose for photograph with captured mountain snake which, the locals said, tried to eat a peacock. (Express photo)
  • Rama Vaidyanathan performing Bharatnatayam at Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival at Rabindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Sunday. (Express photo: Alok Mohanty)