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    East Pakistan leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to Dacca on Monday (10 January) to be greeted by a tumultuous and historic welcome from many thousands of Bengallal As he stopped from the RAF aircraft whit bed brought him from Britain, Sheik Mujib was garlanded with flowers and showered in flower petals.

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    East Pakistan leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to Dacca on Monday (10 January) to be greeted by a tumultuous and historic welcome from many thousands of Bengallal As he stopped from the RAF aircraft whit bed brought him from Britain, Sheik Mujib was garlanded with flowers and showered in flower petals. On the journey into the city from Dacca Airport an even more enthusiastic welcome availed him Visibly moved by his reception he was driven to Dacan racecourse, where the Pakistan Army surrounded to Indian and Bangladesh troops the weeks age, for a victory rally.

    Earlier in the day, en-routs to Dacca, Sheikh Mujibur had landed in New Delhi for a few hours. There he was greeted by ??? cering crowds are a 21-gun salute, as he was met by India's President Girl and Mrs Ganani the Prime Minister. President Girl hailed the Sheikh as the Father of Bangladesh, and the embodiment of sufferings and sacrifice in the cause of liberty.

    This Visnews coverage of these two histories welcome was telerecorded from a satellite transmission from Bangkok Our soundtrect includes a BBC commentary for the New On ???eception. An alternative is provided is provided for optional use.

    The Sheikh's triumphal return to Dacca was by way of Delhi to thank Their's leaders for the part they played in the liberation of his country, He was given what's been described as the most spontaned and coitional welcome ever accorded to a leader visiting Delhi, Both the Indian President and the Prime Minister were at the airport to greet him, and tens of thousands were later to welcome him at a rally
    Along with the splendour of an official reception the Sheikh was met by diplomats from western and communist countries India's own President Girl described him as the Father or Bangladesh....the embodiment of sufferings and seraphic in the case of liberty.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADX8B55IVI8Z42L29PZHQCO0CX
    Media URN:
    VLVADX8B55IVI8Z42L29PZHQCO0CX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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