• Short Summary

    HINDUS ALL OVER INDIA HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THE DESSHERA FESTIVAL THIS MONTH.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE?

  • Description

    1.
    GV DRUMMERS LEAD PROCESSION
    0.06

    2.
    SCU ONLOOKERS
    0.08

    3.
    SV PIPERS IN PARADE
    0.13

    4.
    SV CHILDREN WATCH
    0.14

    5.
    GV FLOATS IN PARADE (4 SHOTS)
    0.46

    6.
    SV ONLOOKERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.50

    7.
    GV AND CU EFFIGIES OF RAMA MEGHNATH KUMBHKARANA (4 SHOTS)
    1.01

    8.
    GV PAN CROWD
    1.07

    9.
    GV FIREWORKS DISPLAY (3 SHOTS)
    1.23

    10.
    GV BURNING OF EFFIGIES
    1.31



    Initials OS/1801 OS/1810


    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE:
    IN THIS PRODUCTION THERE ARE THE FOLLOWING ERRORS:
    1. IN BOTH THE FRONT AND COMMENTARY PAGES THE EPIC STORY OF THE RAMAYANA AND THE HERD OF THIS STORY, RAMA, ARE CONFUSED IN PARAGRAPH 4 ON THE FRONT PAGE "RAMAYANA" SHOULD DEAD "RAMA". THIS MISTAKE ALSO OCCURS IN PARAGRAPHS TWO AND FOUR IN THE COMMENTARY.
    2. THE HEROINE OF THE RAMAYANA, SITA, IS REFERRED TO AS RAMA'S DAUGHTER, SHE IS HIS WIFE. THIS MISTAKE OCCURS IN PARAGRAPH 4 ON THE FRONT AND IN PARAGRAPH 2 IN THE COMMENTARY.
    3. THE CAMERAMAN'S SURNAME HAS BEEN OMITTED. HIS FULL NAME IS JAGDISH KAPOOR.
    VISNEWS APOLOGISES FOR THESE ERROR AND REGRETS ANY INCONVENIENCE THEY MAY HAVE CAUSED.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HINDUS ALL OVER INDIA HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THE DESSHERA FESTIVAL THIS MONTH.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE FESTIVAL -- THE RESTAGING OF THE EPIC OF RAMAYANA -- ATTRACTED THOUSANDS TO DELHI ON FRIDAY (25 OCTOBER).

    THE RAMAYANA PROCESSION CELEBRATION THE TRIUMPH OF GOOD OVER EVIL -- INCLUDED FLOATS AND THE CHARACTERS FROM THE RAMAYAN LEGEND.

    THREE OF THE CENTRAL CHARACTERS OF THE LEGEND ARE THE DEMON KING RAVANA, HIS BROTHER KUMBHKARANA AND HIS SON MEGHNATH WHO CAPTURED RAMAYANA'S DAUGHTER, SITA. EFFIGIES OF THE THREE DEMONS WERE BURNED AT SUNSET. THE BURNING BODIES EXPLODED IN FIREWORKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7L9UH6LD88D8P63OJIEZ85ZSW
    Media URN:
    VLVA7L9UH6LD88D8P63OJIEZ85ZSW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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