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Last Updated: Wednesday, 1 March 2006, 16:24 GMT
In pictures: Anti-Bush rallies in India

Anti-Bush rally in Delhi

Tens of thousands of people across India have been protesting against US President George W Bush's visit.

Protesters burn anti-Bush slogans in Delhi

In Delhi, some 50,000 protesters, many of them Muslims, took to the streets, denouncing Mr Bush as a "global terrorist".

A Kashmiri protester burns US and Danish flags

In the Indian-administered part of Kashmir, demonstrators chanted "Bush Go Home!", burning US and European flags.

A rally in Bangalore

Many said they came to protest against Mr Bush's policies, especially the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Activists of India's left-wing parties pour kerosene on Mr Bush's effigy in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad and other cities, rallies were organised by left-wing parties and workers' groups.

Police try to stop protesters in Calcutta

There were minor scuffles between protesters and riot police in the city of Calcutta.

Indian security personnel stand guard at the entrance of the Maurya Sheraton Hotel in Delhi

Security has been raised around a hotel in Delhi, where Mr Bush was due to stay during his three-day visit.


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