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Last updated on: November 4, 2010 09:18 IST

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Here's a collection of some odd images from across India.

A pet monkey rides on a recovery truck in Kolkata. The symbol reads "Evil eye bearers, may your face be blackened". 

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Photographs: Parth Sanyal/Reuters
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A tribal girl from Tamil Nadu's tribal community of Narikkorava sits on a pavement with her pet bird Quail in Chennai



Photographs: Babu/Reuters
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A photographer takes a picture of a monkey accompanying a Hindu holyman, outside a base camp for the pilgrimage to the cave of Amarnath, in Jammu



Photographs: Amit Gupta/Reuters
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Villagers solemnise a frog marriage at Madhyaboragari village, about 85 km east of Siliguri, West Bengal. The frog marriage is a traditional ritual observed by the rural folk to appease the gods to bring in rain and ensure a good harvest.


Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
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Stuffed toys are arranged on a parked car as a vendor waits for customers in Chennai


Photographs: Babu/Reuters
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Manoharan, alias Snake Manu, passes two tree snakes through his nostrils in Chennai 



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Artistes from Rajasthan perform stunts on their motorbike on the walls of a "well of death" at a fair in Srinagar. The performers earn their livelihood by performing dare-devil stunts by driving their bikes and cars on the walls of the "well of death" and attract a large number of spectators from all walks of life.



Photographs: Fayaz Kabli/Reuters
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Priests sit inside barrels containing water as they perform special prayers in order to appease Varun, the Hindu rain god, in a temple in Mumbai


Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters
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