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Photo of the Week Apr 12, 2014

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A trained masseurs giving an oil massage at a "ghat" (platform constructed on the river bank) in Varanasi. These masseurs ply their trade at "ghats" in religious places, where people throng to worship in the river, a custom that has been prevalent for centuries. These masseurs, it is believed, can cure all kinds of aches, pains and minor ailments.

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