• Short Summary

    IN DELHI - PRIME MINISTER NEHRU YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED AN EXHIBITION ENTITLED "INDIA PREPARES".IT IS?

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    IN DELHI - PRIME MINISTER NEHRU YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED AN EXHIBITION ENTITLED "INDIA PREPARES".IT IS DESIGNED TO SHOW THE NATION'S MILITARY PREPAREDNESS AND IS STAGED TO MARK THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE BORDER FIGHTING WITH CHINA.

    LIGHT TANKS AND ANTI-TANK GUNS WERE AMONG THE EQUIPMENT ON DISPLAY AS WELL AS MAPS OF THE DISPUTED BORDER AREA.

    ALSO MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY WAS A PARADE OF SOME 6,000 BOY AND GIRL CADETS FROM DELHI UNIVERSITY.

    AND AT THE GATES TO THE CITY, THE MAJOR PAID TRIBUTE AT A MEMORIAL TO THE DEAD.AT ANOTHER CEREMONY, THE PRIME MINISTER UNFURLED THE INDIAN FLAG AND PLEDGED TO "SAFEGUARD AND FIGHT FOR THE COUNTRY."
    SOME 3,000 CHILDREN AND ADULTS TOOK THE OATH AND THEN TO THOSE MARKING THE ANNIVERSARY, THE PRIME MINISTER APPEALED TO THEM AND THE NATION NOT TO SLACKEN IN ITS EFFORTS.ALTHOUGH THERE WAS NO SHOOTING WAR ON THE BORDER, THE DANGER OF ANOTHER CHINESE INVASION PERSISTED, HE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIXKIFG7ST29KS82X3M46HABM
    Media URN:
    VLVACIXKIFG7ST29KS82X3M46HABM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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