India House, London
L.S. General shot of people taking their places at the ceremony.
ALEXANDER, A.V. LORD OF ADMIRALTY. A.V. Alexander, Defence Minister (speaks) (Nat sound)
MS full length portrait of Gandhi on the wall behind the platform.
VELLODI, M.K. MS CU M.K. Vallodi, retiring High Commissioner for India speaking (nat sound). He welcomes all guests including H.C. for Pakistan, refers to heavy responsibilities now transferred to India, pays tribute to those who worked for independence. Reads messages from the King and Pandit Nehru.