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    INDIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. NEHRU, HAS APPEALED TO THE INDIAN PEOPLE TO STAND UNITED AND?

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    INDIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. NEHRU, HAS APPEALED TO THE INDIAN PEOPLE TO STAND UNITED AND "FACE THE CHINESE THREAT TO THE COUNTRY'S TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY." HE SAID THIS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN ADDRESSING A CROWD OF 50,000 IN NEW DELHI. THE OCCASION WAS THE 16TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE.

    EARLIER, THE PRIME MINISTER INSPECTED AN INTER-SERVICES GUARD-OF-HONOUR AND UNFURLED THE NATIONAL FLAG AT THE RED FORT. PRESENT FOR THE OCCASION WAS DR. ALI SHERMARKE, SOMALIA'S PREMIER.

    IN HIS SPEECH MR. NEHRU SAID NO MAJOR CONFLICT EXISTED NOW, BUT A RENEWED THREAT TO INDIA'S NORTHERN FRONTIER EXISTED. HE COMMENTED THAT AFTER LAST AUTUMN'S FIGHTING THE NATION HAD UNITED, BUT THE PEOPLE HAD AGAIN RESUMED "THEIR OLD HABIT OF SQUABBLING." HE CALLED UPON THEM TO FORGET THEIR DIFFERENCES AND TO BEAR THE ADDITIONAL TAXES WHICH WERE IMPOSED IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQZ2VPK5TF0WQS9B5IRLFUVBT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQZ2VPK5TF0WQS9B5IRLFUVBT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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