• Short Summary

    KING BAUDOUIN AND QUEEN TOWER OF BELGIUM, ON THE THIRD DAY OF THEIR STATE VISIT TO INDIA, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WENT ON A GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY OF DELHI.

  • Description

    KING BAUDOUIN AND QUEEN TOWER OF BELGIUM, ON THE THIRD DAY OF THEIR STATE VISIT TO INDIA, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WENT ON A GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY OF DELHI.

    FIRST THE ROYAL COUPLE VISITED THE NATIONAL MUSEUM - WHERE THEY EVINCED PARTICULAR INTEREST IN THE STATUTES OF ANCIENT INDIA DISPLAYED IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY DEPARTMENT.

    LATER THEY WENT TO NEW DELHI'S COTTAGE INDUSTRIES EMPORIUM - WHERE THEY SAW TRAINED ARTISANS MAKING THE HANDICRAFTS TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED WITH INDIA: GOLD EMBROIDERY, IVORY CARVING, BRASS WORKS, HAND-MADE JEWELLERY AND SPUN SILKS.

    AT THE END OF THEIR "TOURIST" DAY, KING BAUDOUIN AND QUEEN FABIOLA WENT TO THE DELHI LANDMARK OF QUTAB MINAR, WALKING ALONG THE SPACIOUS LAWNS AND VISITING THE GANDHI CENTENARY EXHIBITION, WHERE THEY SAW VARIOUS FACETS OF THE MAHATMA'S LIEF AND INDIA'S STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE. HERE, THE ROYAL PARTY ITSELF PROVED AN ADDED ATTRACTION TO THE MANY INDIAN AND FOREIGN TOURISTS VISITING THE QUTAB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2K312JMHGE8795K8T7MOBMHAT
    Media URN:
    VLVA2K312JMHGE8795K8T7MOBMHAT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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