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Fiji50: Madhavan Tells How Prince Charles Stopped In His Tracks To Speak To Him

He was 22-years-old at the time and had accompanied his wife to the dinner.
22 Sep 2020 10:46
Fiji50: Madhavan Tells How Prince Charles Stopped In His Tracks To Speak To Him
Vijay Madhavan. Photo: Fonua Talei

Seventy-two year-old Vijay Madhavan will never forget attending the Independence Day celebratory dinner at the Grand Pacific Hotel in 1970.

He was 22-years-old at the time and had accompanied his wife to the dinner.

She was one of Ratu Edward Cakobau’s secretaries.

“I was one of the lucky ones to be present at the dinner that night and at the table that we were sitting in, I had my back to the entrance where he (Prince Charles) entered….To read Mr Madhavan’s full story, subscribe to our e-edition for only $1 through Vodafone’s MPaiSA platform.

 



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