Elections, celebs - What happened in India on May 2: In Pictures

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New Delhi, May 2: On the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya festival, Hindu women devotees took holy dip in the river Ganga in Allahabad.

In Varanasi, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta visited the Baba Kal Bhirav temple. And in New Delhi, President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other dignitaries met at the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

With the election season on, Election Commission officials decorated a tram with voter-awareness messages and ran it in Kolkata.

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Election Commission officials decorated a tram with voter-awareness

Election Commission officials decorated a tram with voter-awareness messages and ran it in Kolkata on Friday.

Preity Zinta comes out of the Baba Kal Bhirav temple in Varanasi

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta comes out of the Baba Kal Bhirav temple in Varanasi on Friday.

Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other dignitaries pose for a group photograph at the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday.

Security personnel at Narsingbari where some people were killed by militants

Security personnel at Narsingbari where some people were killed by militants in Baksa district of Assam on Friday.

In Agartala

Women roll beedis (tobacco flake hand rolled in tendu leaf) in their courtyard even on International Workers' Day which is celebrated worldwide on 1st May to commemorate historic struggle of workers for their rights, in the outskirts of Agartala on May 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

In Nagaland

A rag-picker collects recyclable materials from heaps of rubbish at a municipal waste dump yard on International Workers' Day in Dimapur of Nagaland on May 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

In Srinagar

Security personnel deployed on the streets of Srinagar as a curfew has been imposed in some parts of the city to maintain law and order following a youth's killing in firing by security forces, on May 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

In Varanasi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Manish Sisodia, Sanjay Singh, Yogendra Yadav, Ashutosh and others during a press conference in Varanasi on May 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

In Bangalore

Workers affiliated to GLU participate in a rally organised on International Workers' Day in Bangalore on May 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

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