In Photos: India This Week (15 April - 22 April)

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week.

A man bathes in the polluted water of river Yamuna on a hot summer day in New Delhi, on April 21, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Adnan Abidi)
A man takes home an air cooler loaded onto a rickshaw from a market on a hot summer day in New Delhi, on April 17, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Adnan Abidi)
Hindu Yuva Vahini vigilante members take part in a rally in the city of Unnao, in India, on April 5, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)
Indian police try to stop supporters of Kashmir’s main opposition National Conference (NC) party during a protest against what the supporters say was use of force on protesting students, in Srinagar, on April 18, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Danish Ismail)
A Hindu woman paints religious symbols on the wall of a temple on the first day of the Bengali New Year in Agartala, on April 15, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Jayanta Dey)
Kashmiri farmers walk through a mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar, on April 19, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Danish Ismail)
Women fall during a tug of war competition during the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Gauhati, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. (Photo: AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian policeman throws brick chips at Kashmiri protesters during a protest in Srinagar, on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Photo: AP/Dar Yasin)
An Indian man sits and talks on his mobile phone as others walk on railway tracks in Gauhati. (Photo: AP/Anupam Nath)
A man holds an idol of Jesus Christ as Indian Christian devotees offer prayers at a Church on Easter Sunday in Jammu, India, Sunday, April 16, 2017. (Photo: AP/Channi Anand)
Ajay, a resident of Naddi Village, feeds a female baby Barking Deer, or Indian Muntjac, in his kitchen in Dharmsala, on April 21, 2017. (Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)
An Indian man drinks water from an earthen pot kept by the side of a road for people on a hot day in Ahmadabad, on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Photo: AP/Ajit Solanki)
A man rests on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, on April 17, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Amit Dave)
An Indian woman herds her buffaloes towards the River Tawi on a hot summer day in Jammu, on Thursday, April 20, 2017.(Photo: AP/Channi Anand)

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