Hillary Clinton arrives in Rajasthan

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton arrives at a historical monument at Mandu in Indore

Former first lady of the US Hillary Clinton, who is on a three-day visit to Madhya Pradesh, landed at the Indore airport on Sunday night by a special plane after which she went Maheshwar by road.

"Well, today I'm just enjoying the magnificent archaeological site and learning a lot of the Indian history because of this handsome palace ground".

She also visited other historical buildings in the vicinity, including the Hindola Mahal (swinging palace), Hoshang Shah's Maqbara (mausoleum) and Jama Masjid.

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"You know, you didn't like black people getting rights, you don't like women, you know, getting jobs, you don't want to, you know, see that Indian-American succeeding more than you are, whatever your problem is, I'm going to solve it", she added during the hour-long speech. The former U.S. secretary of state is in Maheshwar at the invitation of Richard Holkar, scion of the erstwhile Holkar kingdom. Maheshwar, 90 kilometres from Indore, used to be the capital of the erstwhile Holkar kingdom till 1818, after which it was moved to Indore. Khargone collector Ashok Kumar Verma said she is scheduled to stay at the Ahilya Fort Hotel, once the palace of the state's erstwhile Holkar dynasty, till Tuesday and apart from enjoying a boat ride on scenic Narmada river, would also watch the world renowned Maheshwari saree being weaved, an art started by queen Ahilya Bai to help the downtrodden. She then interacted with children of a local school in Maheshwar in Khargone district of the state.

Tomorrow morning, she would leave for Indore from where she would fly to Jodhpur.

When she was asked if Trump deserved to be the President of United States, she said, "No, we did not deserve that".


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