Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was given a enthusiastic send off as she?
Volunteers shouting slogans.
Another band playing.
Mrs. Gandhi in open jeep acknowledging cheers of the crowd.
Various shots of Mrs. Gandhi towards Palam airport in open jeep.
Mrs. Gandhi meeting Ministers, officials etc....(under canopy)
Mrs. Gandhi talking with those present at the airport.
Foreign Minister Mr. Chavan up steps of the air craft.
Mrs. Gandhi walking down towards the aircraft accompanied by the Vice President Mr. Jatti.
Mrs. Gandhi waves and then boards the plane..waves.
Mr. Jatti, the Vice President of India waves.
Cocpit of the aircraft.
Vice President Mr. Jatti waits as the plane readies for taxiing.
Ministers and others wave.
GV plane taxiing away.
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Background: Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was given a enthusiastic send off as she took off for Moscow on a five day visit. Hundreds of people had gathered outside the Palam airport of New Delhi in the early hours of the morning, complete with a brass band and a band of school girls. Mrs. Gandhi acknowledged the cheers of the crowds from an Open jeep. Inside the airport, hundreds of officials, partyment, diplomats, senior Cabinet Ministers and the Vice President of India Mr. Jatti were present to dee her off. Mrs. Gandhi is accompanied on the tour by the Foreign Minister Mr. Chavan and member of her family. Mr. Sanjay Gandhi left for Soviet Union ahead of her.