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Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, Booster dose for the vulnerable, Kolkata combats Omicron surge...

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata

By My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 15.01.22, 07:35 PM
1/8 FLIGHT FOR EXISTENCE: Artistes perform flying trapeze at a circus, to near-empty audience stands during the third wave of COVID-19 in Kolkata on Monday, January 10. Once an annual winter attraction for the old and young, circuses in recent times have been dealt a double whammy of implementation of animal ban and dipping footfall

FLIGHT FOR EXISTENCE: Artistes perform flying trapeze at a circus, to near-empty audience stands during the third wave of COVID-19 in Kolkata on Monday, January 10. Once an annual winter attraction for the old and young, circuses in recent times have been dealt a double whammy of implementation of animal ban and dipping footfall

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2/8 TRIPLE GUARD: A man receives the booster shot against Covid-19 on Monday, January 10, in Kolkata. The third jab against Covid for healthcare workers, frontline workers and those 60 years and above with comorbidities started on Monday. All 141 health clinics of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and government and private healthcare facilities have been tasked to administer the booster vaccines

TRIPLE GUARD: A man receives the booster shot against Covid-19 on Monday, January 10, in Kolkata. The third jab against Covid for healthcare workers, frontline workers and those 60 years and above with comorbidities started on Monday. All 141 health clinics of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and government and private healthcare facilities have been tasked to administer the booster vaccines

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3/8 A SHOT AT LIFE: A sadhu bound for the Gangasagar Mela gets a shot in the arm at a Covid vaccination centre near Babu Ghat in Kolkata on Tuesday, January 11. The Covid positivity in Kolkata and Howrah reached an astounding level 60.29 per cent and 50.89 respectively between the period January 5-11 according to ministry of health & family welfare data. Kolkata’s positivity rate was the second highest in the country in this period

A SHOT AT LIFE: A sadhu bound for the Gangasagar Mela gets a shot in the arm at a Covid vaccination centre near Babu Ghat in Kolkata on Tuesday, January 11. The Covid positivity in Kolkata and Howrah reached an astounding level 60.29 per cent and 50.89 respectively between the period January 5-11 according to ministry of health & family welfare data. Kolkata’s positivity rate was the second highest in the country in this period

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4/8 HOPING FOR BETTER TIMES: Horse-drawn buggies wait for tourists around the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Tuesday, January 11. In view of the sudden surge in Covid cases in Bengal following the Christmas-New Year holiday season, the state government on January 2 imposed a series of fresh restrictions shutting down schools, colleges, universities, spas, salons, beauty parlours, swimming pools, zoos, and entertainment parks

HOPING FOR BETTER TIMES: Horse-drawn buggies wait for tourists around the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Tuesday, January 11. In view of the sudden surge in Covid cases in Bengal following the Christmas-New Year holiday season, the state government on January 2 imposed a series of fresh restrictions shutting down schools, colleges, universities, spas, salons, beauty parlours, swimming pools, zoos, and entertainment parks

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5/8 GET WELL SOON: Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee uploaded this photograph on Tuesday, January 11 on his Instagram handle. The Tollywood superstar tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. He is currently in isolation and undergoing treatment at his residence

GET WELL SOON: Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee uploaded this photograph on Tuesday, January 11 on his Instagram handle. The Tollywood superstar tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. He is currently in isolation and undergoing treatment at his residence

From Prosenjit Chatterjee's Instagram handle, @prosenstar
6/8 BREAK THE CHAIN: A man walks through a deserted market place in Dum Dum on Tuesday, January 11. In the wake of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the rate of daily positive cases has increased by leaps and bounds in the last couple of weeks in Kolkata. The South Dum Dum Municipality decided to shut its markets and standalone shops on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays across its 35 wards in an attempt to prevent further spread of the virus

BREAK THE CHAIN: A man walks through a deserted market place in Dum Dum on Tuesday, January 11. In the wake of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the rate of daily positive cases has increased by leaps and bounds in the last couple of weeks in Kolkata. The South Dum Dum Municipality decided to shut its markets and standalone shops on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays across its 35 wards in an attempt to prevent further spread of the virus

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7/8 HOMAGE: NCC cadets salute a statue of Swami Vivekananda in front of his ancestral house in north Kolkata on Wednesday, January 12, to mark the great spiritual leader’s 159th birth anniversary. Swami Vivekananda's birthday is celebrated as the National Youth Day across India to honour his contributions as a youth icon

HOMAGE: NCC cadets salute a statue of Swami Vivekananda in front of his ancestral house in north Kolkata on Wednesday, January 12, to mark the great spiritual leader’s 159th birth anniversary. Swami Vivekananda's birthday is celebrated as the National Youth Day across India to honour his contributions as a youth icon

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8/8 A DAUGHTER’S TRIBUTE: Actor and writer Nandana Sen recites at the launch of ‘Acrobat’, an anthology of poems by Nabaneeta Dev Sen, on her birth anniversary on Friday, January 14. Originally written in Bengali, the poems were translated by the poet’s daughter

A DAUGHTER’S TRIBUTE: Actor and writer Nandana Sen recites at the launch of ‘Acrobat’, an anthology of poems by Nabaneeta Dev Sen, on her birth anniversary on Friday, January 14. Originally written in Bengali, the poems were translated by the poet’s daughter

From Nandana Sen's Twitter account, @nandanadevsen
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