Did you know George Washington, America's first President, sent an envoy to India?
As India celebrated the 60th anniversary of her Independence and concluded a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with the United States, the American embassy in New Delhi hosted an exhibition of photographs celebrating 60 years of the India-US ralationship.
We present glimpses from that exhibition, reproduced here with the US embassy's kind permission.
Clockwise, from top left:
President Dwight D Eisenhower welcomes Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Washington, DC, 1956.
Nehru with Albert Einstein in Princeton, 1949. The great scientist was a strong supporter of India's Independence.
Nehru meets Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian-American Congressman, in California, 1956.
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