Back from his triumphant performance at the ruling Congress Party's meeting in Bangalore, Mr. LAL?
Roll No. 1. MS Shashtri taking leave of those assembled at airport.
MS CU Shashtri being garlanded.
MS CU Girl students singing a chorus for shashtri. shots of girls singing, Shashtri listening etc.
MS CU Shashtri talking to the Press, also cutaways of the Pressmen taking notes.
MS Vice President Zakir Hussain walking up to see of Shashtri.
LS MS Shashtri and Mrs Shashtri mobbed by crowds and VIPs prior to departure.
CU Mrs Lilavati Shashtri.
MS Shashtri and Mrs Shashtri boarding the plane and waiving.
MS Yugoslav ambassador and his wife at airport.
MS Vice President.
LS The plane moving with Vice President in foreground (back).
Roll No. 2. SOF.
Zoom length of Shashtri talking to Pressmen prior to his departure (258 Feet).
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Background: Back from his triumphant performance at the ruling Congress Party's meeting in Bangalore, Mr. LAL BAHADUR SASHTRI took off from New Delhi for Belgrade for a State visit. In his short talk with the press before taking off, Mr. Sashtri called for an end to the American bombings of North Viet Nam. He depracated Indonesian demonstrations against India and the Indian Ambassador to Indonesia on India's support to Malaysia. He also came out for support holding of the Afro-Asian Conference at Algiers during October-November. Among those who came to see him off at the airport included Vice President Dr. Zakir Hussain, cabinet Ministers, diplomats and senior officials. A group of youth sang for Mr. Sashtri. The Indian Prime Minister is accompanied by his wife and senior officials on the present Yugoslav visit.