• Short Summary

    Along storm flooded roads, thousands of refugees flee their ruined homes as a result of rioting between the Muslims and Sikhs, RAF planes drop supplies of food, Lady Mountbatten visits refugee centers in East and West Punjab

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Punjab - Thousands Flee From Riot Areas

    INDIA: Punjab:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Dropping supplies to refugees on the banks of the Ravi and in the Punjab

    INDIA Thousands flee from the riot areas of the Punjab on foot and by lorry. Dacoits wait to plunder the refugees and planes drop supplies to help them. Refugees on Banks of the Ravi

    LORD and LADY MOUNBATTEN Lady Mountbatten visits refugee centres in East and West Punjab

    PUNJAB Flooded roads in the Punjab - bands of refugees fleeing from their scattered homes. Some travelling by lorry others from their scattered homes. Some travelling by lorry others by foot with the menace of dacoits ever-present. Shots of some along the banks of the Ravi seeking means of crossing. Airforce planes drop supplies to the people of food etc.

    Civil Disturbances; India

    peacetime, postwar, War of Indian Independence, Royal Air Force, relief effort, mission, humanitarian aid
    Background: Along storm flooded roads, thousands of refugees flee their ruined homes as a result of rioting between the Muslims and Sikhs, RAF planes drop supplies of food, Lady Mountbatten visits refugee centers in East and West Punjab

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4O6SKUCGFXHSUUY6533S2YUR5
    Media URN:
    VLVA4O6SKUCGFXHSUUY6533S2YUR5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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