• Short Summary

    OFFICIALS IN NEW DELHI HAVE REPORTED A RUSH OF MEN WANTING TO JOIN THE INDIAN ARMY AS A RESULT OF THE CLASH WITH PAKISTAN OVER KASHMIR.

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    OFFICIALS IN NEW DELHI HAVE REPORTED A RUSH OF MEN WANTING TO JOIN THE INDIAN ARMY AS A RESULT OF THE CLASH WITH PAKISTAN OVER KASHMIR. OTHER CIVILIANS ARE BEING TRAINED TO DEFEND THE CAPITAL CITY IN CASE OF AIR RAIDS.

    ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIALS AT THE RECRUITING OFFICE HUNDREDS OF MEN HAD LINED UP OUTSIDE THE OFFICE YESTERDAY EVEN BEFORE IT HAD OPENED. THEY SAID THERE WAS MUCH PUSHING AND EXCITEMENT IN THE RUSH TO REGISTER FOR THE ARMY. IN ADDITION TO THE AGED AND MEDICALLY UNFIT, THOSE REJECTED INCLUDED FARMERS, CRAFTSMEN AND FORMER SERVICEMEN.

    MEANWHILE, CIVIL DEFENCE MEASURES ARE BEING STRENGTHENED IN NEW DELHI AS A RESULT OF REPORTS OF PAKISTANI AIR RAIDS ON INDIAN CITIES. A FIRE FIGHTING DEMONSTRATION WAS HELD NEAR THE TOWN HALL TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN METHODS OF DEALING WITH FIRES STARTED BY BOMBING. THE TOWN HALL IS SITUATED IN THE MARKET CENTRE OF CHANDNI CHOWK, AND A BIG CROWD GATHERED TO WATCH YESTERDAY'S DEMONSTRATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3HX86I9A2DH7GK0AVWEZMRVNK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3HX86I9A2DH7GK0AVWEZMRVNK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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