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    MR. NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, SAID IN PARLIAMENT TODAY (WEDNESDAY) THAT INDIAN CASUALTIES IN?

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    MR. NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, SAID IN PARLIAMENT TODAY (WEDNESDAY) THAT INDIAN CASUALTIES IN THE FIRST BIG CHINESE OFFENSIVE LAST MONTH TOTALLED ABOUT 7,000. OF THESE, 2,500 WERE KILLED OR POSTED MISSING IN ACTION.

    THE SAME DAY, MR. NEHRU APPOINTED MR. Y.B.CHAVAN AS THE NEW DEFENCE MINISTER. MR. NEHRU HAD BEEN INTERIM DEFENCE MINISTER AFTER THE DEMOTION OF MR. KRISHNA MENON. MEANWHILE, AT THE RED CROSS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW DELHI, VOLUNTARY WORKERS ARE PACKING WOOLLEN CLOTHES AND BEDDING FOR INDIANS ENGAGED IN THE BORDER FIGHTING.

    THEY WILL BE HANDED OVER TO THE ARMY CHIEF-TO-STAFF IN A FEW DAYS' TIME. THE GOODS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED IN THE CAPITAL. RED CROSS WORKERS ARE ALSO COLLECTING CIGARETTES FOR THE TROOPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEY7ZO9VUMRGRA5H65UHPS0DKR
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY7ZO9VUMRGRA5H65UHPS0DKR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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