• Short Summary

    Hindus hold their calendar month Kartik (falling in Oct-Nov) most opportune for spiritual up? and?

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    ROLL NO. I


    1.
    C.U. One finger indicating Roll No.1.


    2.
    L.M.S. Groups of pilgrims are going on cycles to the festival.


    3.
    L.M.S. 70 miles away for Delhi, in Utter Pardesh, on the way to Ganges, goes stream of people to visit the fair.


    4.
    L.S. DO.....


    5.
    L.M.S. DO.....men and women with bedding etc trek through the highway as many spend


    6.
    M.S. night on the holy spot. Through the sandy way pilgrims trek towards holy river.


    7.
    L.M.S. A row of tonga carry pilgrims of all classes.


    8.
    M.S. DO.....


    9.
    C.U. Pilgrims in a tonga.


    10.
    L.M.S. Through an improvised bridge, pass many carts full of people who proceed to the holy place.


    11.
    L.S. DO.....



    ROLL NO. II


    1.
    L.S. Two fingers indicating roll NO.2.


    2.
    L.S. Many carts full of villager pilgrims have to pass through shallow water of river


    3.
    L.M.S. DO....Their occupants have to help wheels to move through odd spots (Ganges. of earth.)


    4.
    L.M.S. Thousands of tents pitched on this spot, protect the pilgrims from biting cold of winter night they have to pass.


    5.
    M.S. In the Ganges is seen a boat carrying pilgrims who wish to go into deep waters


    6.
    M.S. Cameramen are restricted (morally) to cover scenes of bathing) some men taking holy bath.


    7.
    L.S. The crowds on the bank of river.


    8.
    M.S. A mother trying to give holy bath to her little baby.


    9.
    L.S. More people taking bath.


    10.
    L.S. The crowds at the bank of river Ganges.


    11.
    L.S. DO.....



    ROLL NO. III


    1.
    M.S. More people taking holy dip


    2.
    M.S. DO.....


    3.
    L.M.S. Some elephants are available for joyride at the fair.


    4.
    M.S. Here the pilgrims are having a ride.


    5.
    L.M.S. The elephant passes by a lane on the fair.


    6.
    L.S. A view of innumerable tents pitched at the fair. In the foreground is a cart.


    7.
    L.S. An elephant, with pilgrims on his back passes through crowds of people at the fair.


    8.
    L.M.S. More people seen taking holy dip.


    9.
    L.M.S. DO.....



    ROLL NO. 4


    1.
    C.U. Four fingers indicate Roll NO.4.


    2.
    M.C.S. Couple snake charmers and a blind musician amuse the pilgrims by blowing their instruments.


    3.
    L.S.Pan. Innumerable tents at the fair.


    4.
    L.S. DO..... another angle.


    5.
    M.G. Some hermits (with beard and long hair) sit with their disciples near the fair.




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    Background: Hindus hold their calendar month Kartik (falling in Oct-Nov) most opportune for spiritual up? and heavenly blessings on mankind and during this period observe fasts, special worships and that is best for spiritual aspects. At the end of the month, they observe mass holy bathing in sacred rivers and ponds. This coverage is a ? of a massive holy bathing fair at the sacred river, Ganges, pausing by a holy place, Gurmukteshwar, the participation of rural folk and ? people from near and far places, estimated to be four lakhs.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA884PWAQWRSWY6EM3S8CR8GORC
    Media URN:
    VLVA884PWAQWRSWY6EM3S8CR8GORC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
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    N/A

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