Friday, August 7, 2009

In memoriam: Gayatri Devi, 1919-2009

Maharani Gayatri Devi, the rajmata of Jaipur, once hailed by Vogue among the world’s 10 most beautiful women was the epitome of grace and beauty. The London-born princess of Cooch Behar was the third Maharani of Jaipur from 1939 to 1970 after her marriage to Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and was later known as Rajmata or Queen Mother.

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