• Short Summary

    MR. NEHRU WHO DIED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) MADE HIS FIRST CHIEF PUBLIC APPEARANCE AFTER HIS LAST?

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    MR. NEHRU WHO DIED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) MADE HIS FIRST CHIEF PUBLIC APPEARANCE AFTER HIS LAST ILLNESS AT INDIA'S REPUBLIC DAY PARADE IN NEW DELHI IN JANUARY THIS YEAR.

    FROM A COVERED CAR - INSTEAD OF THE USUAL OPEN ONE - HE WALKED WITH THE CARE OF A SICK MAN. LAST MONTH, FOUR MONTHS LATER, HE WAS GAYER BUT THE SIGNS OF HIS FATIGUE WERE NOT FAR FROM HIM.

    THE OCCASION WAS TO WELCOME THE "LION OF KASHMIR" FORMER PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH ABDULLAH TO NEW DELHI AFTER HIS LONG IMPRISONMENT BY INDIA.

    THE SHEIKH'S HOPES YESTERDAY THE "LION OF KASHMIR" FORMER PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH ABDULLAH TO NEW DELHI AFTER HIS LONG IMPRISONMENT BY INDIA.

    ONE OF MR. NEHRU'S LAST CALLERS HAD BEEN THE EXILED DALAI LAMA OF TIBET WHO'S PREPARING A TOUR OF SOUTH EAST ASIA. THEY MET ON FRIDAY. THAT DAY MR. NEHRU HELD HIS FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE SINCE HIS STROKE. THERE WERE LONG SILENCES IN HIS SPEECH.

    TODAY THE LONG SILENCE OF HIS DEATH HANGS OVER INDIA. BUT THE BUSINESS OF CHOOSING HIS SUCCESSOR IS ALREADY STIRRING. ONE OF THE SEVERAL NAMES MOST OFTEN SPOKEN OF IS THAT OF MR. LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI, A MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO WHO HAS VIRTUALLY BEEN ACTING AS DEPUTY PREMIER THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1X169E8XO4A22BBU8AXIJWLLW
    Media URN:
    VLVA1X169E8XO4A22BBU8AXIJWLLW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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