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    A 22-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN SOCIALITE FROM MANHATTEN (NEW YORK), MISS HOPE COOKE, BECAME THE MAHARAJKUMARANI OF SIKKIM TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN SHE MARRIED THE CROWN PRINCE OF THE SMALL INDIAN PROTECTORATE TO THE NORTH OF INDIA.

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    A 22-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN SOCIALITE FROM MANHATTEN (NEW YORK), MISS HOPE COOKE, BECAME THE MAHARAJKUMARANI OF SIKKIM TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN SHE MARRIED THE CROWN PRINCE OF THE SMALL INDIAN PROTECTORATE TO THE NORTH OF INDIA.

    FINAL PREPARATIONS OF THE CEREMONIAL BUDDHIST WEDDING OF MISS COOKE AND HER 39-YEAR-OLD MAHARAJKUMAR PALDEN THONDUP MAMGYAL WERE COMPLETED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY WAS CARRIED OUT IN THE TASK LAK KHANG, TEMPLE AT GANGTOK, SIKKIM'S CAPITAL HIGH IN THE HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINS.

    ABOUT SEVEN THOUSAND GUESTS -- INCLUDING NINE AMBASSADORS -- WILL BE ATTENDING THE WEDDING CEREMONY AND THE RECEPTION, OR FEAST, WHICH FOLLOWS.

    THE CROWN PRINCE HIMSELF SUPERVISED SOME OF THE PREPARATIONS LAST WEEK -- THE LAYING OUT OF ORNATE RUGS AND TAPESTRIES, THE ERECTION OF A TENT OUTSIDE THE TEMPLE, AND WORK ON THE AREA SET ASIDE FOR DISTINGUISHED GUESTS.

    MISS COOKE, WHO MET THE CROWN PRINCE THREE YEARS AGO AT AN INDIAN RESORT, WILL RENOUNCE HER AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP AFTER THE MARRIAGE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABZCOM5EGAL1A3BFBFN9BPDL3V
    Media URN:
    VLVABZCOM5EGAL1A3BFBFN9BPDL3V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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