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Thursday, 23 March, 2000, 17:43 GMT
In pictures: Clinton in India
Colour and pageantry have marked President Bill Clinton's groundbreaking trip to India - the first visit by an American president in 22 years.


President Clinton was welcomed ceremonially with a guard of honour at the capital, Delhi


He laid a wreath at the mausoleum of India's independence leader Mahatma Gandhi


On Tuesday night, he was hosted to a state banquet by the Indian President, KR Narayanan


The president called for peace in the region in an address to India's parliament


He visited Agra where he posed in front of the famous Taj Mahal with his daughter, Chelsea


A traditional welcome for the president at Nayla village in Rajasthan where he was showered with rose petals


Rajasthani villagers reach out to touch President Clinton as he went on an impromptu walkabout


President Clinton and Chelsea found time to do some bargain shopping at a Rajasthani bazaar at Amber Fort
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Clinton in South Asia
Click here for a guide to President Clinton's tour
Key stories:
What did the trip achieve?
Protecting the president
South Asia's nuclear race
Clinton and the Kashmir question
Economic ties:
Americans eye South Asia
India's high-tech hopes
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