Kate Middleton and Prince William at Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi
Kate Middleton and Prince William at Gandhi Smriti in New DelhiReuters

Kate Middleton and Prince William are on Day 3 of their India visit as of Tuesday, April 12, and they spent it with people belonging to different ends of the Indian societal spectrum. While the first half of the day was spent with the street children of New Delhi, the royal couple attended a lunch hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the afternoon.

This change in setting definitely called for a costume change for the Duchess of Cambridge, and it was noted by Daily Mail. Middleton sat cross-legged on the ground playing with the children while sporting a simple burgundy dress costing just £50. She paired the maxi dress with a belt tied around the middle during her visit to the Salaam Baalak Trust, an organisation that offers support to street children in New Delhi before they become target for prostitution, human trafficking and sexual abuse.

She was welcomed with a garland at the centre, where she chatted with the children and even sat down and painted with them. Prince William played carrom with the kids as his wife cheered him on. The children were clearly enamoured by her and seemed to be clinging on to her every word.

Following this, she had a swift costume change before heading towards Hyderabad House for the lunch with Modi. She wore a £800 chic mint lace dress for the formal event, where Prince William and the prime minister discussed "the pressures facing steel manufacturers in the U.K. and India."

Here are some photos from Kate Middleton and Prince Williams' Day 3 of the India tour:

The royal couple are now expected to head to Assam, where they will spend the next two days in Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site. There they will highlight issues concerning rural conservation and enjoy a safari, where they will hopefully get to see tigers, one-horned rhinos and Barasingha (swamp deer) — all big draws for visitors.

Considering the visit coincides with the Assamese New Year of Bohag Bihu, Kate Middleton and Prince William may even get to be a part of the celebrations before heading to the Kingdom of Bhutan. 

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