In Photos: India This Week (22 April - 28 April)

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

A boy sleeps under the shade of clothes hung to dry on a rooftop at a laundry in Mumbai, India April 25, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Shailesh Andrade)
Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India April 26, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri) 
A man celebrates the Sensex index rising to over 30,000, outside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai on April 26, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Shailesh Andrade)
A Kashmiri student holds a black flag as Indian police use colored water to disperse them as they clash in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on April 24, 2017. (Photo: AP/Mukhtar Khan)
A small group of protestors from India’s northeastern Arunachal Pradesh state shout slogans against China as they are detained by police near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India, after they protested against news reports of China announcing Chinese names for six districts in Arunachal Pradesh, on April 25, 2017. (Photo: AP/Tsering Topgyal)
Indians cool off in river Sabarmati on a hot day in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Photo: AP/Ajit Solanki)
Wife Ankita Sharma, faints as she sees the body of paramilitary soldier Sanjay Kumar in Palampur, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Dharmsala on April 25, 2017. (Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)  
A salesman arranges gold ornaments, on a display board, inside a jewellery showroom during Akshaya Tritiya, a major gold buying festival, in Kochi on April 28, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Sivaram V)
Nephew Surya, is helped by a relative to light the pyre of his uncle and Indian paramilitary soldier Sanjay Kumar in Palampur, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Dharmsala on April 25, 2017. (Photo: AP/Ashwini Bhatia)
In this April 20, 2017 photo, Associated Press photographer Dar Yasin helps Khushboo Jan, 18, after she was injured during clashes between Kashmir students and India security forces in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. (Photo: AP/Faisal Khan)
Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, on Mehraj-u-Alam at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mehraj-u-Alam is believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Mohammad to heaven. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
A woman carries earthen pots to fill them with drinking water on a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Ajmer, Rajasthan, India April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

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