• Short Summary

    The DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAKAM (Progressive Dravidian Association) which together with Swathantra, and other opposition parties trounced the Congress in Madras held the biggest ever meeting at the beach-sands of the city.

  • Description


    Views of the audience.



    M.S.Rajagopalachari on dais with other party leaders on either side.



    C.S.Rajagopalachari camera pans to Mr Annadurai (The leader of the DMK who is assuming office of the chief minister in a few days).



    A section of the personalities on the dais (leaders of the united opposition)



    A well known poet singing in praise of the new awakening.



    Leaders of the D.M.K making felicitation speeches



    M.P.Sivagnanam of the Tamil Arasu Kazhakam (one of the alliance) speaking.



    Sri Rajagopalachari speaking. (mid and close shots)



    Sri Annadurai speaking.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAKAM (Progressive Dravidian Association) which together with Swathantra, and other opposition parties trounced the Congress in Madras held the biggest ever meeting at the beach-sands of the city. A million people gathered to hear Mr Annadurai thank them, and promise as the next Chief Minister designate, that every thing will be done to route out corruption and establish a clean administration.Sri.C.Rajagopalachari the veteran Indian leader who was responsible for the united opposition to the Congress was present on the dais and spoke a few words in advice.

    (The meeting was held at night and for want of sufficient lighting the good audience shots are lacking- However the first two shots were an attempt to get the vastness of the crowd-The camera was run slower for proper exposure

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QN5Q715LYG3WI40ICM264S8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QN5Q715LYG3WI40ICM264S8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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