65th Anniversary of Indian and Pakistani Independence

British Pathe newsreels related to India's Independence Day on the 15th August 1947. This year it's the 65th anniversary of Indian and Pakistani Independence. This footage includes official celebrations, processions, shots of foreign dignitaries as well as reels covering the political concerns that arose around the occasion.

India's Great Day

India's Great Day (1947)

Scenes of joy as India and Pakistan gain their independence from Britain.

Independence Day In Bombay

Independence Day In Bombay (1947)

People celebrate Independence Day in Bombay. India.

Indian Independence

Indian Independence (1947)

India House independence ceremony.

Indian Independence Day

Indian Independence Day (1947)

Independence day for India and Pakistan. India and Lancaster House, London.

Indian Independence - India House Reception

Indian Independence - India House Reception (1947)

Ceremony at India House to celebrate Indian Independence.

Independence Celebrations

Independence Celebrations (1968)

Mrs Indira Gandhi and people of India celebrate 21 years of Independence. Delhi.

Independence Day In India And Pakistan AKA India + Pakistan Independence

Independence Day In India And Pakistan AKA India + Pakistan Independence (1947)

Earl and Lady Mountbatten in India at the time of Independence.

Independence Day In India

Independence Day In India (1947)

Lord Mountbatten in Karachi for Pakistan independence celebrations.

India Becomes A Republic

India Becomes A Republic (1947)

Various ceremonies to mark the independence of India.

Independence Day In India And Pakistan

Independence Day In India And Pakistan (1947)

Various scenes at the time of Indian Independence giving a good idea of city life.

India Takes Over

India Takes Over (1947)

Story about the hand over of power in India and Pakistan.