• Short Summary

    THE DALAI LAMA OF TIBET, NOW EXILED IN INDIA, HAS BEEN DISCUSSIONS HIS TOUR OF SOUTH EAST ASIA WITH THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    THE DALAI LAMA OF TIBET, NOW EXILED IN INDIA, HAS BEEN DISCUSSIONS HIS TOUR OF SOUTH EAST ASIA WITH THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT. AND YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) HE CALLED ON MR. NEHRU AT HIS HOME IN NEW DELHI.

    IN THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER'S GARDEN THE TWO MEN POSED FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS. MR. NEHRU, THOUGH NOW RECOVERED FROM HIS ILLNESS, WALKED SLOWLY AND WAS HELPED ALONG BY THE DALAI LAMA.

    AND AT A PRESS CONFERENCE THAT DAY - THE FIRST SINCE HIS ILLNESS - MR. NEHRU'S SPEECH WAS SLOW AND HESITANT AND PUNCTUATED BY LONG SILENCES. ONLY OCCASIONALLY DID HE SHOW A FLASH OF HIS FORMER VIGOUR.

    WHEN ASKED AT THE CONFERENCE ABOUT A POSSIBLE SUCCESSOR THE 74-YEAR-OLD STATESMAN REPLIED WITH A STIFF SMILE: "MY LIFETIME IS NOT ENDING SO VERY SOON".

    (MR. NEHRU LEFT DELHI TODAY BY AIR FOR A THREE-DAY HOLIDAY AT DEHRA DUN - NEAR THE HIMALAYAN FOOTHILLS - ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DAUGHTER, MRS INDIRA GANDHI.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZPAOCNIQ2RA1UF07A8VQC2PE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZPAOCNIQ2RA1UF07A8VQC2PE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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