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Sunita Williams calls on Sonia Gandhi

September 29, 2007

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams [Images], who spent a record 195 days in space, on Saturday met United Progressive Alliance chief Sonia Gandhi [Images].

Dressed in an off-white embroidered salwar suit, the 42-year-old astronaut was accompanied by some family members at the 40-minute meeting.

Also Read: Savouring Sunita's Space Lessons

Williams is slated to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [Images] and other dignitaries during her stay in the capital. The astronaut, who arrived here to a warm welcome this morning, will be in Delhi till October 4. She will interact with school children on Monday and share with them her experience as a space traveller.

Text: PTI; Image : AFP/Getty Images

 

 







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