Friday, 16 May 2008
His Highness the Aga Khan meets with the Governor of Gujarat, Mr Nawal Kishore Sharma, in Ahmedabad. Photo: Gary Otte
Departing Mumbai early in the morning, His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Ahmedabad today. There he met with the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mr Narendra Modi and the Governor of the state, Mr Nawal Kishore Sharma.
In the afternoon, His Highness travelled by helicopter to the small Gujarat town of Sidhpur for the first of three Golden Jubilee Darbars. The Jamat from across the state of Gujarat, had travelled to Sidhpur for this Darbar which was held at a site specially constructed to accommodate over 50 000 people.
Following the Darbar, His Highness returned to Mumbai.
Additional photographs are available in the Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra / Gujarat galleries, and on the AKDN website. Further details about the visit will continue to be posted at www.TheIsmaili.org.