• Short Summary

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK WAS PROFUSELY GARLANDED BY LEADING RESIDENTS OF KURALI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN SHE VISITED THE TYPICAL INDIAN VILLAGE NOT FAR FROM NEW DELHI.

  • Description

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK WAS PROFUSELY GARLANDED BY LEADING RESIDENTS OF KURALI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN SHE VISITED THE TYPICAL INDIAN VILLAGE NOT FAR FROM NEW DELHI.

    INDIA'S DEPUTY MINISTER FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, B.S. MURTHY ACCOMPANIED THE PRINCESS DURING HER TWO - HOUR TOUR OF THE VILLAGE.

    SHE RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM THE VILLAGERS WHO HAD ALL TURNED OUT TO GREET HER. EVEN THE VILLAGE CATTLE AND CAMELS HAD BEEN BROUGHT INTO THE MAIN STREET AND GROOMED FOR THE OCCASION.

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE SHOWED PARTICULAR INTEREST IN THE WORK OF VILLAGE ARTISANS. TOY COBRAS DELIGHTED THE PRINCESS AND THEN SHE SPOTTED A DEVICE USED BY LOCAL WOMEN FOR CARRYING WATER PITCHERS ON THEIR HEADS. THE GAY HEIR TO THE DANISH THRONE COULD NOT RESIST IT. SHE TOOK OFF HER HAT, PUT ON THE DEVICE, AND THEN BALANCED HER HAT ON TOP FOR A DELIGHTED AUDIENCE.

    LATER SHE FLEW ON TO AGRA TO SEE THE TAJ MAHAL. PRINCES MARGRETHE IS ON A TEN DAY VISIT TO INDIA. SHE ARRIVED ON WEDNESDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8CCKOP7OULB9B47IR3824NAG
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CCKOP7OULB9B47IR3824NAG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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