Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of some 15 million Ismaili Moslems around the world, arrived in Bombay, India on January 10.
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Background: Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of some 15 million Ismaili Moslems around the world, arrived in Bombay, India on January 10. The ten-day visit marks the 25 the anniversary of his accession to the leadership of the Ismaili sect, which regards him as the 49th Iman in the line of the Prophet Mohammed. The Aga Khan held talks with Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in New Delhi on January 13. During his stay in India, home of over a million Isamilia, the religious leader will found a r ural medical centre in the State of Gujerat. He is also expected to inaugurate a housing scheme for the urban poor on the outskirts of Bombay. The Aga Khan's visit to India follows similar trips to Bangladesh and Singapore in January 1983. He is due to leave for Europe on January 20.