• Short Summary

    MR.NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, IS NOW VISITING GOA FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE?

  • Description

    MR.NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, IS NOW VISITING GOA FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE FORMER PORTUGUESE TERRITORY WAS TAKEN OVER BY INDIA NEARLY 18 MONTHS AGO.YESTERDAY (THURSDAY), HE WAS CHEERED BY THOUSANDS ATTENDING A PUBLIC MEETING WHEN HE GAVE AN ASSURANCE THAT GOA WOULD REMAIN A "SEPARATE ENTITY" WITH ITS CULTURE AND TRADITIONS FULLY PROTECTED.

    HE HAD STARTED THE DAY BY GOING TO THE BASILICA OF BOM JESUS, BUILT IN 1594, WHERE THE HOLY RELICS OF ST.FRANCIS XAVIER ARE PRESERVED.HE WAS SHOWN AROUND THE CHURCH BY THE PATRIARCH OF GOA, MONSIGNOR GREGORIO ANTAO.

    LATER, AT THE ANCIENT TEMPLE OF MANGUEISH, MR.NEHRU WAS MET BY A GROUP OF HARIJANS (UNTOUCHABLES), WHO CARRIED BANNERS ASKING HIS HELP TO GET THEM PERMISSION TO ENTER THE TEMPLE.HE PROMISED THAT HIS CONGRESS PARTY WOULD GIVE THEM ALL THE HELP IT COULD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA82TDOLNVQK7H01I3XJEN5QC38
    Media URN:
    VLVA82TDOLNVQK7H01I3XJEN5QC38
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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