• Short Summary

    Inside Bangla Desh liberated areas extending gradually and villagers who fleed away from those areas again coming back and leading normal lives.

  • Description


    ROLL ONE



    An wireless operator with a sieged wireless set giving signals, A civil dressed. Gurrilla joins him, close shots of two Gurrillas and the wirelesss operator. A bullook cart moving through the villa ge road, Mukti Fauz men tracking with a bullock cart, A Mukti Fauz man guarding in a paddy field, Sign of the burnt and destroyed E.P.R. border out post, the damaged building, market place, foreign journalists taking pictures of mukti fauz men, villagers buying and selling food grains and vegetables.
    80 ASA


    ROLL TWO



    Village Market, A group of villagers shouting slogans infront of the foreign journalists, Mukti Fauz men and the foreign journalists, village market buyers and sellers, A mukti Fauz man with a LMG guarding in a paddy field, villagers coming, Mukti Fauz man guarding.
    250 ASA


    THREE ROLL



    Captain Huda (with glass) showing the captured arms to the foreign journalist close shots of the captain showing the arms, foreign journalists, Bangla Desh Flag and a group of Mukti Fauz men patrolling in the village.




    Initials


    KINDLY DEVELOP ACCORDING TESTS.USED 80 ASA FOR ROLL ONE & 250 ASA FOR ROLLS TWO & THREE.EXPOSED UNDER DULL LIGHT CONDITIONS IN RAIN.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Inside Bangla Desh liberated areas extending gradually and villagers who fleed away from those areas again coming back and leading normal lives. Such an area was Kashipur village under Saharsa Police Station in Jessore District. It is about three or four miles inside Bangla Desh from Indian border. In this sector, according to a spokesman of the Bangla Desh Mukti Fauz, 200 villages within 100 square mile are under control of Bangla Desh Mukti Fauz. At Kashipur village I saw four foreign journalists who were allowed to enter inside Bangla Desh under proper visas given by Mukti Fauz men on behalf of Bangla Desh Government. They endorsed and sealed Bangla Desh seals in the foreigners passports. Pakistan Army left this village about month ago and while going they burnt many housed and shops including one border out post. There were enough signs of normal life at Kashipur village. It was a weekly market day yesterday and hundreds of villagers came there to sell or buy food grains and vegetables. Bullock carts now moving freely in the village for transportation of commodities from one place to another. During the market hours yesterday the foreign journalists were also taken there by a group of Mukti Fauz men under Captain Huda with glass) who is the incharge of this sector. During their visit the foreign journalists met a group of villagers including some students who started shouting slogans in favour of Sekh Mujib, Bangla Desh and condemned the America ??? Government for Arms Supply to Pakistan. Captain Huda Showed some of the captured Chinese and American weapons they sieged from the Pakistan Army. The weapons and the wireless transmitters captured by the Mukti Fauz are now in use by the Mukti Fauz men in their fights with Pakistan Army.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA85J46V3UJ6NIDTCPZIZGM1IKH
    Media URN:
    VLVA85J46V3UJ6NIDTCPZIZGM1IKH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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