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SNAPSHOTS OF INDIA

A man prays in the doorway of a moving train. Next to him, a family huddles against the cold. (Tamina-Florentine Zuch, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
Indore residents gather in the street during Holi celebrations. (Chetan Soni, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
A man fishes near the Amber Fort in Jaipur at sunrise. (Muslianshah Masrie, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
Actors prepare for a performance in Kolkata. (Sujan Sarkar, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
A man races a horse in rural Punjab. (Rahul Dhar, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
Sadhus, or holy men, attend Holi celebrations in Nandgaon. (Lluis Salvado, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
A sadhu prays by the river in Bihar. (Arka Dutta, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
A mother plays with her child in a flooded room in Kolkata. (Joydeep Mukherjee, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)
A woman ascends Chand Baori, one of the oldest stepwells in Rajasthan and considered to be among the world's largest. (Ruzely Abdullah, Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Archives)

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