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    New Delhi, India.

    Various shots of Lord Louis Mountbatten alighting from aircraft at Palam Airport, New Delhi, and is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru and his Vice President Dr Zakir Hussain. Lord Mountbatten has a garland of flowers placed around his neck. He then presents members of his entourage to the Indian leaders. MS. Lord Mountbatten meeting Indian High Officials. MS. Guard of Honour of Indian Air Force and Army, shoulder then present arms. LS. Lord Mountbatten on saluting base. Various shots of Lord Mountbatten inspecting Guard of Honour. Various shots of Lord Mountbatten addressing the members of the press then continues to walk towards camera with Premier Nehru. MS. Large car leaving airport. Various shots of Guard of Honour presenting arms and marching off. MV. Lord Mountbatten's standard flying over Palam Airport building. Exterior of part of the Government of India building. MS. & CU. Lord Mountbatten walks through door and is met by Mr Chavan, India's Defence Minister. They begin talking informally. MS. & CU. Lord Mountbatten chatting to heads of the three main Indian forces. MS. Lord Mountbatten entering Cabinet Room for meeting. Various shots of Lord Mauntbatten taking his seat at large table in cabinet room with Mr Chavan and Mr Nehru along with other members of the National Defence Committee. LV. Exterior of the dome on top of the Government building.


    Date found in the old record - 07/05/1963.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:13:00 / 01:24:40:00
    UN 3742 A
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    UN 3742 A
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    Religion & Politics
    Westerners in Asia Jawaharlal Nehru
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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