• Short Summary

    The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal has this month (December, 1970) been celebrating Constitution Day -- the tenth anniversary of direct rule by King Mahendra.

  • Description

    The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal has this month (December, 1970) been celebrating Constitution Day -- the tenth anniversary of direct rule by King Mahendra.

    In the capital, Katmandu, the Royal Cavalry escorted King Mahendra to the sports ground where the main celebrations took place. Senior Government ministers and diplomats greeted him.

    Afterwards a colourful parade took place, depicting various aspects of life in Nepal. Schools, organisations and villages sent teams to pay homage to the King in the traditional way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADCJ8PG173D2XPZSCLS7QCJSJM
    Media URN:
    VLVADCJ8PG173D2XPZSCLS7QCJSJM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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