President V.V. Giri yesterday (Tuesday) opened the new session of the Indian Parliament following Mrs.?
GV Parliament building
SV traffic outside
SV members entering
SCU PAN Kamaraj entering
MV Triguna Sen up steps
SCU Vice President Pathak enters (2 shots)
LV President Giri arrives in horse-drawn coach
GV cavalry guards
CU President out of coach and into building (2 shots)
LV guards on horse-back outside
SV Presidential procession led by Vice President and speaker Dhillon
SV President in procession
LV procession continues.
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Background: President V.V. Giri yesterday (Tuesday) opened the new session of the Indian Parliament following Mrs. Indira Gandhi's overwhelming election victory. He described it as "a massive mandate for peaceful change that must swiftly and visibly change the picture of poverty."
Among the Government's policies mentioned in the presidential speech were: vigorous implementation of land reform laws, a ceiling on urban property, abolition of princely privileges, a crash programme to combat unemployment and a plan to increase production in the public and private sectors.
This film, showing the arrival of leading figures and the Presidential procession towards the Central Hall of Parliament House, was shot by Visnews cameraman Prem Prakash.