Protest Riots Aka Bombay Riots 1956

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    Bombay, India.

    Mahrattas, one of the main racial groups in Bombay want the city included in the new Maharashtra state. Pandit Nehru wants to retain Bombay under the Central Government's control. Mahrattas are rioting against it. SCU. Riot police surrounding person on ground. GV. Crowds. CU. Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru speaking. TV. Crowds. SCU. Police pushing crowd back and police passing camera. CU. Police pulling rioters from ground. CU. Rioters being escorted. CU. Rioter being carried by police. SCU. Crowd holding leaflets. SCU. Crowd waving leaflets. SCU. Police charging and jumping over railings into a shop after rioters. SCU. Rioters being escorted into the van. SCU. Rioters. CU. Rioters in van. GV. Top view, rioters marching along holding leaflets.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32001
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    591.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:19:00 / 01:57:41:00
    Canister:
    56/47
    Sort Number:
    56/047
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