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UK royal couple heads back home

March 31, 2006 21:26 IST

Wrapping up their six-day visit to India, Britain's Prince Charles and wife Camilla left for London on Friday, expressing their desire to visit the country again.

On a private visit to the country, the royal couple spent most of their time with the artisans and farmers in the villages of Punjab and Rajasthan, and pursued them to adopt organic farming.

Images: Prince Charles loves India

During their trip to Rajasthan, they surveyed a water conservation project and witnessed gala events at the Rajasthan Day celebrations. Among their visit to the historical places was a trip to Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara, the most important Sikh shrine after the Golden temple in Amritsar and the Mahendragarh Fort in Jodhpur.

Images: Royalty comes to Rajasthan

In the walled city, he viewed the 250-year-old Digambar Jain temple and heritage conservation and restoration work. In the evening, the couple left for London from the Sanganer airport, 15 km from Jaipur, where Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, her cabinet colleagues, ex-ruler of Jaipur estate Brigadier Bhawani Singh and his wife, and senior bureaucrats bid them a warm farewell.

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