• Short Summary

    ABOUT ONE MILLION SIKHS FILLED THE STREETS OF NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO CELEBRATE THE TERCENTENARY OF THE BIRTH OF THEIR GURU (TEACHER) GOBIND SINGH.

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    ABOUT ONE MILLION SIKHS FILLED THE STREETS OF NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO CELEBRATE THE TERCENTENARY OF THE BIRTH OF THEIR GURU (TEACHER) GOBIND SINGH.

    A HUGE PROCESSION WOUND ITS WAY THROUGH THE CITY.AT ITS HEAD WAS A CHARIOT, FOLLOWED BY WARRIORS RIDING ON ELEPHANTS, CAMELS AND HORSES. THE AIR WAS FILLED WITH THE MUSIC OF MANY DIFFERENT BANDS AND SIKHS TAKING PART IN THE PROCESSION DANCED AND RECITED HYMNS.

    GURU SINGH IS REVERED BY THE SIKHS AS THE TENTH MASTER OF THE FAITH AND A GREAT REFORMER. IT WAS HE WHO BEGAN THE STRONG MARTIAL TRADITION OF THE SIKHS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAP139A4V59Q37MQXQYIDLRSFE
    Media URN:
    VLVAP139A4V59Q37MQXQYIDLRSFE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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