Photographer's Note

Power has been restored across India after a major system collapse that led to the worst blackout in history.

Twenty of India's 28 states were hit by power cuts, along with the capital, New Delhi, when three of the country's five electricity grids failed.

More than 700 million people have been left without power, trapping miners, stranding train travellers and plunging hospitals into darkness Traffic lights went out, causing colossal jams in New Delhi, Kolkata and other major cities.

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