Saturday, December 4, 2004
She has carried a flame for India, a country after which she is named, since her childhood. She is India Hicks, the grand-daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy and the first Governor-General of India.
“My family has had deep emotional bonds with this country,” she said during her recent visit to India for the Cartier Charity Show and modelling assignments for top Indian designers, “My grandmother worked hard to rehabilitate refugees who crossed the Partition line between India and Pakistan in one of history’s bloodiest carnages.
ABOVE ALL: Goings-on in the name of god
stamped Impressions: A resourceful woman
& SOUND: Real-life drama more watchable
ANTENNA: Cultural bonanza
Video/AUDIOSCAN: Golden melodies
It’s all in the eyes