• Short Summary

    INDIA CELEBRATED THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER INDEPENDENCE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. NEHRU,?

  • Description

    INDIA CELEBRATED THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER INDEPENDENCE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. NEHRU, ADDRESSED A CROWD OF 100-THOUSAND FROM THE RAMPARTS OF THE RED FORT, IN NEW DELHI, AND HIS SPEECH WAS BROADCAST TO THE NATION.

    FILM SHOWS CROWDS MASSED OUTSIDE THE RED FORT, THE 300-YEAR-OLD RELIC OF MOGHUL TIMES. MR. KRISHNA MENON, THE DEFENCE MINISTER, SPEND SOME TIME TALKING TO CHILDREN AMONG THE CROWD. THE PRIME MINISTER, WHO IS 72, INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR BEFORE MAKING HIS SPEECH.

    MR. NEHRU SAID INDIA HAD TO BE ON THE ALERT, BECAUSE THERE WERE PEOPLE ACROSS HER BORDER WHO WANTED TO ATTACK HER. HE DECLARED: "WE HAVE TO STOP ANY AGGRESSOR AND DEFEND OUR FREEDOM, COME WHAT MAY".

    INDIA AND CHINA HAVE RECENTLY BEEN IN DISPUTE ABOUT THE BORDER BETWEEN KASHMIR AND TIBET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB2XXDNT64P2W5XTJFFE585TZC
    Media URN:
    VLVAB2XXDNT64P2W5XTJFFE585TZC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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