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Queen ‘Very Much’ Enjoys Trip To India

Sat., Oct. 18, 1997

Queen Elizabeth II says everything was just lovely, thank you.

But back home, politicians complain her trip to India was a diplomatic misadventure - and Indians greeted the head of their former colonial ruler with picket signs as well as bouquets.

Buckingham Palace took an unprecedented step Friday, issuing a cheery royal postcard that insisted the queen “has very much appreciated the warmth of the welcome she has received throughout the tour, which she is enjoying very much.”


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