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This week in photos: India, Asia through the lens

This slideshow captures the best photos across Asia this week, from holy dips and Covid testing to Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in India.

February 13, 2022 / 02:07 PM IST
Magh mela
A Hindu pilgrim prays after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and the Yamuna on 'Mauni Amavasya' during the annual religious fair "Magh Mela" in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
2. Covid AP
Residents line up to get tested for the coronavirus at a temporary testing center for COVID-19 in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
3 sri lanka AP
Sri Lankan soldiers dressed in traditional costumes carry nation al flags during the Independence Day celebration in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
4 Up polls AP
People line up to vote during the first phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections at a village near Meerut. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
5 Olympics AP
Laura Wallner of Austria competes during the women's freestyle skiing Big Air qualification round of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
6 Delhi AP
A labourer lies down atop goods ready for transportation at a wholesale market in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
7 Olympics AP
Wu Jingyu, China's Taekwondo Olympic Champion, poses with a kick before taking part in the torch relay for the 2022 Winter Olympics at the Badaling Great Wall on the outskirts of Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A young boy plays under lanterns decorating Hok Lay Kiong temple on the evening of Chinese New year, in Bekasi, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
9 Beijing AP
Residents film as snow falls near the illuminated Beijing Olympic Tower, at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
A man walks past tiger decorations hanging for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the year of the Tiger according to the Chinese zodiac, in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
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