Reception of Prime Minister of India.

A Chinn Comhairle, his Excellency Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India is in the precincts of the House. I move, with the permission of the House, that he be received on the Floor of the House.

Applause.

The motion is agreed. I now direct the Captain of the Guard to conduct His Excellency to the Floor of the House.

The Captain of the Guard conducted His Excellency to the Floor of the House; where, the members standing, he was received by the Taoiseach and Deputy de Valera, who introduced him to the Ceann Comhairle.

His Excellency then took a seat, amid applause, in the House.