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    SIR AHMADU BELLO, THE PREMIER OF NORTHERN NIGERIA, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI, YESTERDAY, (SATURDAY), TO BEGIN A STATE VISIT TO INDIA.

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    SIR AHMADU BELLO, THE PREMIER OF NORTHERN NIGERIA, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI, YESTERDAY, (SATURDAY), TO BEGIN A STATE VISIT TO INDIA.ONE OF SEVERAL HEADS OF STATE AND POLITICAL LEADERS NOW VISITING INDIA, HE STARTED THE FORMAL PART OF HIS ITINERARY WITH A CALL ON MR.NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, AT HIS HOME IN THE CAPITAL.

    THE PREMIER'S FIRST CALL, HOWEVER, WAS AT THE RAJ GHAT, WHERE THE SHRINE BUILT AS A MEMORIAL TO THE MEMORY OF MAHATMA GHANDI STANDS.IN ACCORDANCE WITH CUSTOM, THE PREMIER WENT BAREFOOT TO THE SHRINE WHERE HE LAID A WREATH.

    ANOTHER VISIT WAS TO THE MUSLIM EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE, GAMNA MILIA, BUILT BEFORE INDEPENDENCE.REPRESENTING THE PREDOMINANTLY MUSLIM PART OF NIGERIA, SIR AHMADU, SHOWED KEEN INTEREST IN THE WORK OF THE INSTITUTE WHICH IS NOW OPEN TO ALL INDIANS WITHOUT RELIGIOUS BIAS.

    INFORMALITY MARKED THE CALL PAID BY THE PREMIER ON MR.NEHRU, WHERE THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ENTERTAINED HIS GUEST AT LUNCH.AFTER A BRIEF TALK, THE TWO LEADERS POSED FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE GARDEN BEHIND MR.NEHRU'S RESIDENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9AFVS29R7N2BVUEUAHJV6S90W
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AFVS29R7N2BVUEUAHJV6S90W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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