Netizens Praise Swedish Royal Couple For Carrying Their Own Luggage

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Social media went abuzz when photos showed the visiting Swedish royal couple King Gustaf and Queen Silvia carried some of their own luggage on Delhi airport

Written By Shubhayan Bhattacharya | Mumbai | Updated On:

Social media went abuzz when photos showed the visiting Swedish royal couple King Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus and Queen Silvia Renate Sommerlath carrying some of their own luggage at the Delhi airport. Netizens were left impressed by the humble nature of the royals. It is usually expected that such important personalities have a staff member on hand to carry around their belongings, but the royals saw fit to do it themselves.

National carrier Air India tweeted the images. The carrier was called in to ferry the royal couple from the Swedish capital Stockholm to Delhi when their aircraft developed a technical snag at the last minute. The royals are flown overseas on a special aircraft of the Swedish Airforce. On arrival, they were greeted by the country manager of Air India, Sangeeta Sanyal.

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Here are some of the appreciation the royal couple got on Twitter:

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King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, who are on a five-day visit to India, met with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday morning. The royal couple also met President Ram Nath Kovind, upon whose invitation they are in India. Later in the day, they were given a guided tour of Jama Masjid and Red Fort in Delhi.

Swedish King and Queen's visit

This is the King's third visit to India and the couple will be in the country for five days till December 6. The King has previously visited India in 1993 and 2005. The couple will also be visiting Mumbai and Uttrakhand. The Swedish government's Foreign Affairs Minister, and Minister of Business, Industry, and Innovation are also accompanying the couple. 

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