• Short Summary

    A NATION-WIDE CAMPAIGN FOR MORAL RE-ARMAMENT WAS LAUNCHED IN INDIA THIS WEEK.IT GOT UNDER WAY?

  • Description

    A NATION-WIDE CAMPAIGN FOR MORAL RE-ARMAMENT WAS LAUNCHED IN INDIA THIS WEEK.IT GOT UNDER WAY WITH A MARCH-ON-WHEELS, STARTING FROM TRIVANDRUM, IN THE STATE OF KERALA, ON WEDNESDAY.

    THE MARCH, SPEARHEADED BY A COACH-TRAVELLING GROUP OF POLITICAL LEADERS PLEDGED TO A "MORAL REVOLUTION" IN INDIA, IS AIMED AT ENLISTING SUPPORT ALONG A 3,000-MILE (5,400 KLMS) ROUTE TO NEW DELHI.

    IT IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN THE CAPITAL NEXT MONTH, COINCIDING WITH THE OPENING OF A WORLD ASSEMBLY OF MORAL RE-ARMAMENT.

    THE MARCH WAS INAUGURATED ON WEDNESDAY WITH A CEREMONY AT THE MEMORIAL TO MAHATMA GANDHI IN CAPE COMORIN.THE PATRIOT'S GRANDSON, RAJMOHAN GANDHI, LAID A WREATH AT THE MEMORIAL, AND JOINED OTHERS IN A PLEDGE TO SUPPORT MORAL RE-ARMAMENT.

    THEN ABOUT 100 MARCHES FROM 10 NATIONS HEADED FOR TRIVANDRUM, FROM WHERE THE MARCH OFFICIALLY BEGAN.THE PROCESSIONS WAS LED BY ELEPHANTS AND MALABAR DANCERS IN TRADITIONAL DRESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF47HUPSUSO2XHSLY9SIWTTUO
    Media URN:
    VLVAF47HUPSUSO2XHSLY9SIWTTUO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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