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Songkran water festival in Bangkok

An elephant is painted in celebration of the Songkran water festival in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, Thailand April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

The day in pictures

A view of fireworks at the Golden Temple on Baisakhi in Amritsar, an elephant is painted in celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand, hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week, Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is presented with an honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and much more in this spectacular visual feast from around the world. Take a look!

(Image credits – Reuters and AP; compiled by Parimita Barik)

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