Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur

A devotee carries an idol of Buddha on his head during the Pancha Dan festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. Pancha Dan, the festival of five summer gifts, is a day when devotees donate five commodities they consider essential for their well being, which are unhusked paddy, rice grains, pulses, salt and money. /AP-PTI


HM Shah in Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur: Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a public meeting, in Muzaffarpur, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023. ( /PTI

Potter Mohammad Umar in Kashmir
**EDS: STANDALONE FEATURE ON POTTER** Srinagar: Potter Mohammad Umar with his family makes earthen lamps before Diwali festival at Nishat, in Srinagar

RSS All India Executive Board meeting
**EDS: IMAGE VIA @RSSorg** Bhuj: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during the All India Executive Board meeting, in Bhuj district, Gujarat, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023