• Short Summary

    After visits to Jaipur
    and Agra, the Duke of Edinburgh continued his fourteen day tour of India with a
    visit to India's Agricultural Research Institute in Delhi Jan 24.

  • Description

    After visits to Jaipur
    and Agra, the Duke of Edinburgh continued his fourteen day tour of India with a
    visit to India's Agricultural Research Institute in Delhi Jan 24.

    VISNEWS filmed the Prince touring the dairy farm where he displayed interest in
    cattle inter-bred by the Institute to withstand India's inconstant climate and
    conditions. Afterwards he visited the Botany Museum with Indian Minister for
    Agriculture Mr. Punjab Rao Deshmukh.

    His Royal Highness arrived in New Delhi Jan 21 to begin a 36,000 mile Asian and
    Pacific tour. His itinerary includes visits to Pakistan, Singapore, Sarawak,
    North Borneo, Hong Kong, the Solomon-Gilbert-Ellice and Christmas Islands.

    Panama and West Indies. 19,700 miles by air and 16,300 aboard the Royal yacht
    'Britannia'. He is scheduled to arrive back in Britain April 30.



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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9H0R2T3MXI0WTW2Z2IEKI7B1D
    Media URN:
    VLVA9H0R2T3MXI0WTW2Z2IEKI7B1D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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