My Incredible Motherland (INDIA)


An Indian farmer woman walks through a mustard field at Bisothi village, about 53 kilometers (33 miles) east of Allahabad, India
Members of the Indian Border Security Forces mounted on camel rehearse "Beating the Retreat" as part of preparations for Republic Day celebrations at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, India.
People look at illuminated buildings that house the country's main government offices, during Republic Day in New Delhi, India.

A sweeper cleans the side of a road near a replica of the Eiffel Tower amid heavy fog in the early morning in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh, India.
An Indian Border Security Force soldier patrols near fencing at the India-Pakistan border at Suchetgarh, about 30 km (19 miles) south of Jammu, India.
An Indian Hindu devotee offers prayers while bathing during the annular solar eclipse in the Banganga Lake in Mumbai, India.
Models get ready backstage during the third day of the Bangalore Fashion Week in Bangalore, India.
A child is administered drops of polio vaccine at a health center at Saliasahi, Bhubaneswar, India.
A villager tries to control a bull during a bull-taming festival on the outskirts of Madurai town, about 500 km (311 miles) from Chennai January 16, 2010. The annual bull-taming festival is celebrated as part of south India's harvest festival of Pongal.
A man cries as he prays at the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya in New Delhi, India.

An Indian woman works at a construction project in front of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium New Delhi, India.

Villagers cover themselves during a sandstorm near India-Nepal border in Pilibhit in the northern Indian state Uttar Pradesh
Spectators look on as a model of an Indian Air Force fighter plane is paraded during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India.