• Short Summary

    EXILED TIBETANS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR COUNTRY'S UPRISING AGAINST CHINESE OCCUPATION.

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    EXILED TIBETANS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR COUNTRY'S UPRISING AGAINST CHINESE OCCUPATION. THE DALAI LAMA, THE TIBETAN LEADER, WHO IS IN EXILE IN DHARAMSALA, INDIA, HAS ACCUSED THE CHINESE OF SUBJECTING TIBETANS TO INHUMAN TREATMENT. TIBETANS IN DELHI YESTERDAY MARCHED TO THE TIBETAN TEMPLE TO PRAY AND LATER REDEDICATED THEIR FAITH IN GANDHI;S TEACHINGS AT HIS TOMB AT RAJ GHAT.

    TIBETAN REFUGEES LIVING IN DELHI ASSEMBLED AT THE TIBET TEMPLE FOR PRAYERS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNSUCCESSFUL REVOLT IN OCCUPIED TIBET. THEY SAND TIBETAN MARTIAL SONGS THERE IN FRONT OF A PORTRAIT OF THEIR POLITICAL AND SPIRITUAL LEADER, THE DALAI LAMA. LAMAS BLEW CONCHES, PLAYED CYMBALS AND BURNT, GRASS, WHICH THEY THREW FLOUR ON, IN TRADITIONAL CEREMONIES IN INVOKE SPIRITS FOR THE WELL-BEING OF THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR LEADER.

    AFTERWARDS THEY MOVED IN PROCESSION TO THE MEMORIAL OF MAHATMA GANDHI WHERE THEY PRAYED AND REDEDICATE THEIR FAITH IN GANDHIAN TEACHINGS AT RAJ GHAT THEY STOOD ROUND THE PLATFORM WHERE GANDHI WAS CREMATED, AND THEIR LEADING LAMAS, KUSHAK BUKULA AND LAMA LOBZANG, LED PRAYERS. THEY ALL KISSED THE TOMB BEFORE MOVING AWAY AGAIN IN PROCESSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PX5NHJ5LZUB0NT3FMR0U4DWH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PX5NHJ5LZUB0NT3FMR0U4DWH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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