According to Business Standard, the UK’s longest-serving royal consort joined the British Queen in India in 1961, 1983 and 1997. During these travels Prince Philip made quite an impression with his sense of humour. His humour also got him into some controversy.
But apart from these quips, in 1961, the Queen and Prince Philip took part in a controversial tiger hunt on their visit to India.
A picture shows the Duke and the Queen with the Maharaja and Maharani of Jaipur. Showing off with a dead tiger he reportedly shot while on a three-day hunt. What’s more, it happened to be the same year Prince Philip became president of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) UK.
The full article was published by The South African on April 10, 2021.