• Short Summary

    ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU APPEALED FOR HARMONY AND UNITY AMONG THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS AND LANGUAGE GROUPS - AND IN PARTICULAR AMONG THE SIKHS AND HINDUS OF THE PUNJAB.

  • Description

    ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU APPEALED FOR HARMONY AND UNITY AMONG THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS AND LANGUAGE GROUPS - AND IN PARTICULAR AMONG THE SIKHS AND HINDUS OF THE PUNJAB.

    BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IN THE HOLIEST SIKH SHRINE IN INDIA - THE GOLDEN TEMPLE OF AMRITSAR - THEIR 76-YEAR-OLD LEADER, MASTER TARA SINGH, AUG. 14 BEGAN THE GHANDIAN TACTIC OF A "FAST UNTO DEATH". IT IS TO ENFORCE US CAMPAIGN FOR A SIKH-LED PUNJABI LANGUAGE STATE.

    HE WILL TAKE NOTHING EXCEPT SALTED WATER UNTIL HE WINS - OR UNTIL THERE OCCURS (WHAT HE CALLS) THE "SELF-IMMOLATION" WHICH WOULD BE THE HIGHEST VIOLENT PROCESS OPEN TO HIM IN HIS CAUSE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6X1SIS9UM7U0YU50T75YBTTYX
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X1SIS9UM7U0YU50T75YBTTYX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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