Channapatna toys for Bhutan prince

Channapatna  toys for Bhutan prince

A set of Channapatna toys from Karnataka is the latest gift, the young prince of Bhutan Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, received on his maiden tour to India.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday gifted a set of Channapatna toys to the one-and-a-half-year-old child of Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

"With His Majesty the King, the Queen & the adorable young Prince of Bhutan. Happy to see HM the Prince like the Channapatna (Karnataka) toys," tweeted Defence Minister.

Sitharaman is a member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka. The minister also posted on Twitter pictures of her with the young prince, clad in Bhutan's national dress Gho, and his parents the King and Queen Pema Jetsun.

The crown prince and the heir apparent to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom earlier received an official football from the FIFA U-17 World Cup and a chess set from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hosted a dinner for the royal couple at his official residence on Wednesday.

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