President Pratibha Patil, was on a three-day state visit to the U.K., between Oct 27 and Oct. 29, 2009, as the guest of Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle - the largest inhabited castle in the world. A selection of images.
"There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires". These were the words said by revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela. The former South African President died on December 5 at the age of 95. A collection of images from his life. Compiled by Deeksha Vasanth