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    Full title reads: "India. World Mourns Nehru".

    Delhi, India. Millions of mourners pay last respects to Pandit Nehru at Funeral in Delhi.

    GV Nehru's house with flag at half mast. SV Priest arriving. SV Priests seated chanting prayers. SV The body of Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru as people file past paying their last homage. SV Jain priests with covered mouths saying prayers. SV Nehru laying in state. CU Man praying. SV Nehru's body lying in state.

    GV Procession on way to Jumna River for the cremation, crowds line either side of the priests. GV Police holding back onlookers. GV Crowds at side of road. GV The cortege lead by sailors marching. SV The sailors marching in slow time. GV Other troops marching in slow time in front of the gun carriage. CU Woman at roadside crying. SV The body of Nehru going past camera on gun carriage. GV Car following the gun carriage. SV Car in which rides Indira Gandhi, Nehru's daughter and his sister Mrs Nijaya Pandit. GV Mass crowds following the cortege. TV Crowds following.

    GV Nehru's body carried to the platform for the funeral. fire. SV Body being carried past camera up onto platform. SV The body being carried onto the platform. SV Mrs Indira Gandhi giving last minute instructions. LV Lord Louis Mountbatten in full dress uniform standing next to President of India. CU British Prime Minister, Sir Alec Douglas-Home. SV Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State. SV India's Acting Prime Minister Gulzari Lal Nada standing on the cremation platform. LV Nehru's Grandson (Sanjay Gandhi) receiving the past piece of Sandalwood which covers the body which he places on the fire. GV Mourners. SV The fire being lit by Nehru's grandson. GV Mourners. SV The fire burning. GV Mourners. SV The fire burning. SV ditto. as Ghee is poured on the flames. SV Mass crowds. SV The fire burning.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:23:00 / 01:18:08:00
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  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    Indira Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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