Bal Thackeray's funeral cortege made its way through a sea of supporters in Mumbai on Sunday. Indranil Mukherjee /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Indian child receives the oral polio vaccine. Twice a year, an army of 2 million volunteers fans out across India to administer the vaccine. India has not reported a single case of polio in more than a year-and-a-half. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Dabba wallahs carry lunchboxes to offices in Indian cities. But the old tradition is changing with modern times. Aijaz Rahi/AP hide caption

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Sikhs and others who wanted to show support gathered Wednesday night for a vigil in Manhattan. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Passengers in New Delhi were waiting for trains that couldn't run because of Monday's power outage. Prakash Singh /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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