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In this August 7, 2018 photo, young Hindu monks lead cattle at a Satra, or Vaishnavite monastery, in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. The island, known as the cultural capital of Assam with its Hindu religious Vaishnavite monasteries, floods every year with water ripping its banks, inundating homes, claiming lives and lands. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)

In this August 7, 2018 photo, young Hindu monks lead cattle at a Satra, or Vaishnavite monastery, in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. The island, known as the cultural capital of Assam with its Hindu religious Vaishnavite monasteries, floods every year with water ripping its banks, inundating homes, claiming lives and lands. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)



In this August 7, 2018 photo, a woman prepares food as her baby sleeps inside a temporary house on an embankment, after losing their home to erosion, in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. Official data shows that Majuli has shrunk to nearly two-thirds of its original size and the situation is getting worse with increasingly erratic weather patterns and bursts of intense rainfall. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)

In this August 7, 2018 photo, a woman prepares food as her baby sleeps inside a temporary house on an embankment, after losing their home to erosion, in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. Official data shows that Majuli has shrunk to nearly two-thirds of its original size and the situation is getting worse with increasingly erratic weather patterns and bursts of intense rainfall. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)



In this August 6, 2018 photo, monks, in white, instruct carpenters making boats at a Vaishnavite Hindu monastery in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. The island, known as the cultural capital of Assam with its Hindu religious Vaishnavite monasteries, floods every year with water ripping its banks, inundating homes, claiming lives and lands. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)

In this August 6, 2018 photo, monks, in white, instruct carpenters making boats at a Vaishnavite Hindu monastery in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. The island, known as the cultural capital of Assam with its Hindu religious Vaishnavite monasteries, floods every year with water ripping its banks, inundating homes, claiming lives and lands. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)



In this August 7, 2018 photo, a farmer who lost his home to erosion, cares for his cattle, on an embankment in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. Official data shows that Majuli has shrunk to nearly two-thirds of its original size and the situation is getting worse with increasingly erratic weather patterns and bursts of intense rainfall. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)

In this August 7, 2018 photo, a farmer who lost his home to erosion, cares for his cattle, on an embankment in Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Majuli is said to be one of the largest river islands in the world, surrounded by the fast-moving waters of the massive, though braided, Brahmaputra river. Official data shows that Majuli has shrunk to nearly two-thirds of its original size and the situation is getting worse with increasingly erratic weather patterns and bursts of intense rainfall. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)



An Indian farmer looks at damaged rice crops after heavy rains, on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 24, 2018. (Photo by Narinder Nanu/AFP Photo)

An Indian farmer looks at damaged rice crops after heavy rains, on the outskirts of Amritsar on September 24, 2018. (Photo by Narinder Nanu/AFP Photo)



A Kashmiri fisherman rides a boat on a polluted water body in the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley surrounded by snowy mountain ranges with over hundred lakes dotting its highlands and plains. (Photo by Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo)

A Kashmiri fisherman rides a boat on a polluted water body in the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley surrounded by snowy mountain ranges with over hundred lakes dotting its highlands and plains. (Photo by Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo)



Firefighters work to control a fire at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, October 3, 2018. A fire broke out in a pharmacy at a state-run medical college and hospital complex in eastern India, causing panic among nearly 250 patients who have been evacuated to safe wards. No casualties have been reported. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)

Firefighters work to control a fire at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, October 3, 2018. A fire broke out in a pharmacy at a state-run medical college and hospital complex in eastern India, causing panic among nearly 250 patients who have been evacuated to safe wards. No casualties have been reported. (Photo by Bikas Das/AP Photo)



Statues of the goddess Durga are prepared for the Durga Puja in Kolkata, India on October 8, 2018. (Photo by Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/Barcroft Images)

Statues of the goddess Durga are prepared for the Durga Puja in Kolkata, India on October 8, 2018. (Photo by Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/Barcroft Images)



In this  August 22, 2017 file photo, Indian Muslim women rest inside Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India. India's government on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. The government decision came after it failed to get approval of Parliament a year after the court ruled that the practice of triple “talaq” violated the constitutional rights of Muslim women. (Photo by Tsering Topgyal/AP Photo)

In this August 22, 2017 file photo, Indian Muslim women rest inside Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India. India's government on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. The government decision came after it failed to get approval of Parliament a year after the court ruled that the practice of triple “talaq” violated the constitutional rights of Muslim women. (Photo by Tsering Topgyal/AP Photo)



Women walk on the muddy banks of the Ganges river after taking a holy dip, in Allahabad, India, September 25, 2018. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)

Women walk on the muddy banks of the Ganges river after taking a holy dip, in Allahabad, India, September 25, 2018. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)



People walk on a footbridge next to houses and shops on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar September 26, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)

People walk on a footbridge next to houses and shops on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar September 26, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)



A man works on a Buddha idol made of polystyrene, which will be used to decorate a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, September 25, 2018. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)

A man works on a Buddha idol made of polystyrene, which will be used to decorate a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, September 25, 2018. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)



Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community hold a placard as they celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay s*x and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, during a march in New Delhi, September 24, 2018. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community hold a placard as they celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay s*x and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, during a march in New Delhi, September 24, 2018. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)



Participants dressed in traditional attire pose during rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India, September 30, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)

Participants dressed in traditional attire pose during rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India, September 30, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)



Children from the Rohingya community play outside their shacks in a camp in New Delhi, India October 4, 2018. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

Children from the Rohingya community play outside their shacks in a camp in New Delhi, India October 4, 2018. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)



A man irrigates his floating vegetable garden in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar October 2, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)

A man irrigates his floating vegetable garden in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar October 2, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)



A man carries pipes on his head through a street in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 1, 2018. (Photo by Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters)

A man carries pipes on his head through a street in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 1, 2018. (Photo by Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters)



Labourers work in front of a giant sculpture of a man wearing a gas mask that will be used to decorate an “Open Air” themed pandal (temporary platform) for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 28, 2018. According to organizers, the theme of the pandal seeks to create awareness on the importance of clean, unpolluted air, to devotees of Goddess Durga. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)

Labourers work in front of a giant sculpture of a man wearing a gas mask that will be used to decorate an “Open Air” themed pandal (temporary platform) for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 28, 2018. According to organizers, the theme of the pandal seeks to create awareness on the importance of clean, unpolluted air, to devotees of Goddess Durga. (Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters)



A man sleeps on a hand cart at a slum in Mumbai, India, October 3, 2018. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)

A man sleeps on a hand cart at a slum in Mumbai, India, October 3, 2018. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)



A woman poses after she got an image of a lion tattooed on her back as part of awareness campaign to save Asiatic lions and in preparations for the upcoming Navratri festival in Ahmedabad, India, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)

A woman poses after she got an image of a lion tattooed on her back as part of awareness campaign to save Asiatic lions and in preparations for the upcoming Navratri festival in Ahmedabad, India, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)



Women mourn during the funeral of Nazir Ahmad Wani, a National Conference (NC) party worker, who according to local media was killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on him in Habba Kadal area, in Srinagar, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)

Women mourn during the funeral of Nazir Ahmad Wani, a National Conference (NC) party worker, who according to local media was killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on him in Habba Kadal area, in Srinagar, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)



Labourers install a giant statue depicting "Mother India" at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, India, October 2, 2018. (Photo by Anuwar Hazarika/Reuters)

Labourers install a giant statue depicting "Mother India" at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, India, October 2, 2018. (Photo by Anuwar Hazarika/Reuters)



In this photograph taken on September 26, 2018 an Indian commuter walks amid air pollution in New Delhi. (Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP Photo)

In this photograph taken on September 26, 2018 an Indian commuter walks amid air pollution in New Delhi. (Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP Photo)



Women dressed in traditional attire display their decorated hands as they pose for pictures during rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India on October 4, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)

Women dressed in traditional attire display their decorated hands as they pose for pictures during rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival during which devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga and youths dance in traditional costumes, in Ahmedabad, India on October 4, 2018. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)



Abha Shah (C) Choreographer of Surtaal Performing Arts, poses along with her group members as they participate in a “Garba” dance rehearsal ahead of the forthcoming “Navratri” festival on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on October 7, 2018. “Navratri” or dance festival of nine nights begins October 10 and culminates with the celebration of “Dussehra”. (Photo by Sam Panthaky/AFP Photo)

Abha Shah (C) Choreographer of Surtaal Performing Arts, poses along with her group members as they participate in a “Garba” dance rehearsal ahead of the forthcoming “Navratri” festival on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on October 7, 2018. “Navratri” or dance festival of nine nights begins October 10 and culminates with the celebration of “Dussehra”. (Photo by Sam Panthaky/AFP Photo)
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