The launching of the "EL HIND" ship for the Scindia Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. of Bombay on the 18th of September in 1947 at Hammertons Clyde Bank shipyard.
This is to be the first ship to sail under the newly independent India's flag. Attending the launch is Sir James Lithgow, David O'Ralka (?)...
British army called in to stop rioting strikers in Bombay, India.
Aga Khan visits India with his young wife for first time in 6 years.
The Indian Government introduce rice and wheat rationing to smooth out food shortages.
All-India Congress Committee session is followed by riots.
Material relating to newsreel story "The Pope in India" - 64/100.
Footage of demonstrations in Bombay against US landing in Lebanon.
Scottish battalion wearing kilts and helmets; marching down street in Bombay; India.
Footage illustrating primitive building methods in Bombay, India.