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    68th birthday of Mr. Nehru was celebrated in New Delhi with great enthusiasm. The whole?

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    Roll No:1.

    LS of Mr. Nehru arriving at the National Stadium.

    LS of the thickly packed stand at the National Stadium.

    Several different shots of Mr. Nehru going round the National Stadium in a jeep.

    MS of Mr. Nehru in his jeep.

    Different shots of kids waving to Mr. Nehru as he goes around.

    MS of Mr Nehru on the saluting base with kids around him and a pigeon on his shoulders.

    Several different shots of the march past.

    Several different shots of Mr. Nehru inspecting march past.

    Different shots of the folk dance being presented by the girls.

    Roll No: 2.

    Several different top shots of physical drills by girls.

    Several different shots of the dances being presented by children.

    Several different shots of Mr. Nehru addressing the children.

    Speaking to the children he thanked them for the nice performances and exhorted them to prepare themselves for building prosperous India.

    Several different shots of a dance item. All the shots are mid or close.

    Roll No: 3.

    MLS of American children dancing at the International Children's Fair.

    Different shots of Indian girls presenting a dance item.

    Several different shots of the Russian children presenting a dance item.

    MLS of the kids watching the show.

    Different shots of the Japanese kids presenting dress show.


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    Background: 68th birthday of Mr. Nehru was celebrated in New Delhi with great enthusiasm. The whole nation joined in sending messages of long life and good wishes to Mr. Nehru. In New Delhi at the National Stadium nearly 100,000 children gathered and presented a massive show of dances, and drills in honour of Mr. Nehru. Mr. Nehru's birthday is also treated as Children's Day all over India. Upon his arrival at the National Stadium Mr. Nehru drove slowly around the National Stadium and acknowledged wild cheers of the gathered young ones. Later 2000 students marched past Mr. Nehru. Mr. Nehru also released a pigeon as symbol of peace and prosperity, followed by children who released 68. One of them got so frightened and that whether came and sat on Mr. Nehru's shoulder.

    This year, a small festival, as International Children's Festival was also held on November 13th. At this festival, American and Russian children presented dances while the Japanese gave a dress show.

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