Rumanian Prime Minister, Chivu Stoica, continued his diplomatic tour of India on March 8 when the first of his many engagements was to lay a wreath at Gandhi's tomb in Delhi.
Fr.V. Mr. STOICA & party laying a wreath on Gandhi's Tomb.
SCU. The party standing in silence.
SV. Mr. Stoica sitting with Mr. Radha Krishnan (the Vice President of India).
CU. Mr. Stoica and Mr. Radha Krishnan. Later.
SCU. Some of the machinery at the National Physical Laboratory.
SV. Mr. Stoica inspecting.
STV. Dr. MATHUR (Director of the laboratory) performing an experiment.
Bk.V. Filing out of the laboratory.
Bk.V. Mr. Stoica sitting with Dr. PRASAD.
LV.Towards Mr. Stoica and Party visiting the Faridabad Villages.
SV. Mr. Stoica receiving many garlands.
Angle V. Villagers watching.
SLV. Mr. Stoica & party in the village.
SV. Receiving more garlands.
SV. Women watching.
Fr.V. Walking through the streets.
SCU. Walking through the streets.
CU. Mr. Stoica holding a young child in his arms.
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Background: Rumanian Prime Minister, Chivu Stoica, continued his diplomatic tour of India on March 8 when the first of his many engagements was to lay a wreath at Gandhi's tomb in Delhi. From there he drove straight to meet the Vice President of India, Dr. Radha Krishnan whom he had met earlier in Rumania. Next, the Rumanian Prime Minister was taken to the National Physical Laboratory where, upon studying a time and motion statistics machine he remarked: Science is working for progress as well as for Peace'. He was then taken to the refrigeration room where the director of the laboratory performed a number of experiments. Mr. Stoica later met the President of India, Mr. Prasad for lunch. Next day, the Rumanian Prime Minister saw some of the Indian village life when he visited the Faridabad Community Project areas. He was warmly received by villagers clad in local costume.