INDIA: Dim Beacon

Greeted at New Delhi's airport by kneeling Buddhist monks in yellow robes, Cambodia's ex-King Norodom Sihanouk arrived in India for a week's sightseeing and political parleying. Said the royal visitor to India's newsmen: "Your great republic is for Asia a beacon that can light our way to liberty . . . My abdication [TIME, March 14] will allow me to interpret and serve more faithfully the desires of my people . . . We would like to follow the neutrality policy of India and Burma, but lack of financial resources has compelled us to seek American economic...

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