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    1.
    One finger indicates Roll No.1


    2.
    M.S. Present at the airport are many men, and children to greet the Afgan King due to air


    3.
    M.C. Some Afgan dignatories sitting on chairs at the airport (with turbans)


    4.
    C.U. Couple Afgan Nationals residing in India


    5.
    LN. Afgan and Indian National Flags hoisting side by side on the Airport, above the saluting bass.


    6.
    L.M. The Guard of Honour arrives at the airport. It is headed by the Military band


    7.
    L.M. The Army Unit in the Guard of Honour marching at the airport


    8.
    L.M. Aryan Afgan plane brings the King of Afghanistan


    9.
    M.S. The King of Afghanistan comes down the plane. He is in Uniform. He is received by the President of India, Dr. Prasad (with White cap) who introduce His Majesty to the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Nehru and then the King meets the Vice President of India, Dr. Radhakrishnan (with white turban) and then meets others behind them.


    10.
    M.C. Dr. Prasad, Mr. Hehru, and the King pose for the Press.


    11.
    L.M. The King is being introduced to the Union Ministers of Govt of India. In the shot as seen, the last one, Mr. Krishan Menon (Defence Minister), being introduced to the King.


    12.
    M.S. The Guard of Honour saluting


    13.
    L.M. King Zaheer Shah inspecting the Guard of Honour.


    14.
    M.S. Later the King is being introduced by the Chief of Protocal, Mr. Baig (with black button up closed collar coat), to the waiting diplomats in a specially erected Shanians at the airport.


    15.
    M.C. The King is garlanded (n t sure whether this shot is taken here or later)


    16.
    M.S. His Majesty is being introduced to the visiting Afgan Hockey Team who also came to meet their King.


    17.
    M.C. Member of Afgan community, holding the garlands in their hands come forward to offer their Respects to the Visiting King.


    18.
    M.S. Dog........


    19.
    L.S. The people present at the airport clap as the King of Afghanistan and the President of India get on to the rostrum to address.


    20.
    L.M. Dr. Prasad, President of India (wearing goggles), addresses the gathering and welcome the King to this country. Mr. Wahru is seen standing while Zaheer Shah is on the other side of the President of India.


    21.
    L.S. The gathering at the airport.


    1.
    C.U.Two fingers indicate Roll No.2


    2.
    L.S. Rashtrapati Rhawan, the President's House(in New Delhi).


    3.
    L.M. Mounted Guards are seen preceding the procession of the King of Afghanistan who left the Palam airport, after his arrival in Delhi, and is now arriving near the President's House. In the background is seen the secretariat buildings and the people standing on either side to great the King.


    4.
    M.S. In the open car is the President of India, Dr. Prasad, and the King of Afghanistan sitting


    5.
    N.C. Having entered the President's House (big open courtyard), the open car is seen in the procession. In it are seen the two Heads of the two States.


    6.
    L.S. The Procession is going towards the main building in the President's House.


    7.
    M.S. Zaheer Shah is now standing on the jeep and proceeding to inspect the Guard of Honour provided at the President's House.


    8.
    L.S. His Majesty is seen inspecting the Guard of Honour which is comprised of the Mounted and unmounted ones.


    9.
    M.S. Once again the two Heads of the States sit is the open car and leave for their suites in the House.


    10.
    M.S. Do......with the background of the Guard of Honour which is still standing.



    IN THE AFTERNOON THE KING OF AFGHANISTAN PAID A CALL ON THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA. HIS PARTY ACCOMPANIED HIM.


    11.
    M.S. His Majesty and the party are led by the Military Secretary to the President of India, (in uniform), through the corridors of Rashtrapati Hhawan (President's House), where is on either sides stand the tall guards with tunhans.(The King is in Civilian clothes).


    12.
    M.S. The King is being received by Dr. Prasad.


    13.
    M.S. The King and the President of India are sitting on a sofa to chat and take a cup of tea.


    14.
    C.U. The King Zaheer Shah


    15.
    C.U. Dr. Prasad, the President of India



    LITTLE LATER? AFTER AN HOUR THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA PAID A CALL ON THE KING IN HIS SUITE IN THE PRESIDENT's HOUSE.


    16.
    M.S. The King (in plain clothes) is receiving Mr. Kehru


    17.
    M.S. Mr. Nehru and Zaheer Shah sit down on the sofa


    18.
    M.S. The two together


    19.
    C.U. Zaheer Shah talking


    20.
    C.U. Mr. Nehru listening


    21.
    M.S. The two with the inspector. The King was speaking in his own language and the talk was being interpreted by one Afgan. Nheru is seen smiling and talking




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    Film ID:
    VLVA2M9N9TIA736KCSRSXQ5LBPOLF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2M9N9TIA736KCSRSXQ5LBPOLF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:39:00
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    N/A

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