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REWIND: India in the week gone by

Last updated on: April 23, 2018 08:53 IST

Here's a recap of moments captured in India in the last week. 

A child reacts as a woman steps over him in a ritual seeking blessings for the child from the Sheetala Mata, the Hindu goddess of smallpox, during Sheetala Puja in which devotees pray for betterment of their family and society, in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

New recruits of Gujarat police take part in their passing out parade in a police stadium in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

A girl holds a placard during a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, near Jammu, in Kochi. Photograph: Sivaram V/Reuters

Kashmiri Muslims pray upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi, a festival which marks the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

A child takes part in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl, in Kathua, near Jammu and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

A man transports passengers on an improvised motorised rickshaw during heavy rains in Agartala. Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters

A woman stands behind a curtain inside a temporary shelter after a fire broke out in a Rohingya camp in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

A girl looks through a window of a train parked at a railway station in New Delhi. Photograph: Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters

A child uses a hand pump to extract water on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi. Photograph: Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters