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Former Express Chief Photographer S Paul passes away: Some of his best photos

Take a look at some of the best pictures from The Indian Express archive on World Photograhy Day.

President Pranab Mukherjee is seen relaxing after giving the final touch to his budget at his residence garden in the year 1984. (Express archive photo)

Queen Elizabeth II is seen in a palanquin carried by students of St. Thomas School when she visited the school on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee in Delhi in the year 1983. (Express archive photo)

President Giani Zail Singh and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at the beginning of Governors conference at Rashtrapati Bhawan in 1983. (Express archive photo)

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Mikhail Gorbachev and Rajiv Gandhi at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. (Express archive photo)

In this 1986 file photo, children are seen playing Holi. (Express archive photo)

Police Medal winners with Indira Gandhi. (Express archive photo)

Kazi Lhendeep Dorji and his ministers call on Indira Gandhi. (Express archive photo)

(L ro R) N.T. Rama Rao, president Telugu Desam, Charan Singh, Maneka Gandhi and Chaderpal Singh meeting by opposition parties at Andhra Bhavan in New Delhi in the year 1984. (Express archive photo)

President Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy presenting Bharat Ratna to Mother Teresa at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (Express archive photo)

Casualties from Pakistan and a captured tank in Dogral village of the Wagha Lahore sector which was taken by the Indian troops after a fierce fight on September 21 and 22 during Indo-pak 1965 war. (Express archive photo)

Prime Minister Charan Singh at his office in South Block on July 30, 1979. (Source: Express archive photo)

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President of SWAPO, Sam Nujoma, Rajiv Gandhi and Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat at a meeting held at Vigyan Bhawan in 1985. (Express archive photo)

In this 1987 file photo workers carry their children to the work place as they have no home or shelter where they can leave the children. (Express archive photo)

All these pics have been taken by S Paul, one of India's best photographers. The former Indian Express photo editor was called the Henry Cartier Bresson of India and was the first Indian to be featured in the famed B&W magazine. August 19, S Paul's birthday, is also World Photography day. Paul passed away on August 16, 2017. (Express archive photo)