• Short Summary

    when king mahendra of nepal visited england last year he saw some horses of live guards and ponies and expressed the wish he would like to own some of them.

  • Description

    when king mahendra of nepal visited england last year he saw some horses of live guards and ponies and expressed the wish he would like to own some of them. his wish has immediately fulfilled by his hostess who picked a charger from the live guards and got three ponies from welsh hills to be shipped to nepal.

    the animals were sent by sea up to calcutta whence they were airlifted to kathmandu. they were accompanied by a british army corporal and were received at kathmandu airport by king mahendras chief military secretary general sher bahadur malla. a large crowd also gather near the specially build ramp over which the animals walked down to soil of nepal they have live in for the rest of their life.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2YVOHQA0CRAH47FUDBJCHPC99
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YVOHQA0CRAH47FUDBJCHPC99
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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