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    Amidst stormy Monsoon winds and drizzle, Mexican President Luis Echeverria arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Monday (21 July) for a State visit.

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    Amidst stormy Monsoon winds and drizzle, Mexican President Luis Echeverria arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Monday (21 July) for a State visit.

    President Echeverria and his wife were greeted by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahme, his wife Begum Ahmed, his wife Begum Ahmen and the Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi.

    After reviewing a combined services guard of honour, the Mexican leader was formally welcomed in a speech by President Ahmed.

    President echeverria arrived in New Delhi the same day the Indian Parliament was considering legislation to extend for a year the emergency constitutional powers under which Mrs. Gandhi recently clamped strict controls on the country.

    The Indian leg of his tour followed visits to such nations as Algeria and Iran and he was later to visit Israel.

    Synopsis: Amidst stormy Monsoon winds and drizzle, Mexican President Luis Echeverria arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Monday for a state visit.

    President Echeverria and his wife were greeted by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmen and his wife and the Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. The Indian leg of his tour followed visits to such countries as Algeria, Tanzania, Egypt and Iran. He was later to visit Israel.

    President Echeverria arrived in New Delhi the same day the Indian Parliament was considering legislation to extend for one year the emergency constitutional powers under which Mrs. Gandhi last month clamped strict controls on the country.

    After reviewing a combined services guard of honour, the Mexican leader was formally welcomed in a speech by President Ahmed.

    Mrs. gandhi's Government eventually succeeded in having its extension recommendations passed by the Parliament with a four-to-one vote in favour

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6CJD0U3BXDV6TZAG6SC8JFE65
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CJD0U3BXDV6TZAG6SC8JFE65
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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