INDIA: Dedication & Coronation

The Maharaja of Patiala, 31, rose to his full 6 ft. 3 in. in his stocking feet. The leader of India's six million warrior Sikhs and ruler of the Punjab's No. 1 state had a duty to perform.

He was honoring Guru (Teacher) Govind Singh and his two martyr sons, by breaking ground for a shrine for them. The story goes that Guru's sons were captured by the Moslems (circa 1700) and held as hostages until their father should renounce his faith. When he refused, the Moslems built a tomb over the two...

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