• Short Summary

    Thousands of members of Youth congress, the young people's wing of India's ruling Congress Party, held a mass rally in New Delhi on Wednesday (9 August) marking the start of celebrations for the silver jubilee of India's independence.

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    Thousands of members of Youth congress, the young people's wing of India's ruling Congress Party, held a mass rally in New Delhi on Wednesday (9 August) marking the start of celebrations for the silver jubilee of India's independence.

    Their guest of honour was Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi, who received a great ovation from youngsters lining the streets as she drove in cavalcade towards the Shivaji Stadium, where the rally took place.

    During he speech to the assembled members of Youth Congress, Mrs. Gandhi urged the young people of India to work in service of their country by helping to eradicate poverty, and alter the Congress took an oath pledging action on Mrs. Gandhi's plea.

    Formal jubilee celebrations will start on 14 August, eve of the day 25 years ago when India formally gained independence from Britain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE7KK0ZD9CDW8PMAINIL9Q0BG6
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7KK0ZD9CDW8PMAINIL9Q0BG6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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