At a simple ceremony in the Dacca cantonment officers and men of the Pakistan army laid down their arms and completed the surrender formalities.
Several different shots of Pak Army troops laying down arms, arms being assembled, counted etc, CVs of troops, arms etc.
Pakistan Army officers gathered in the ground of Golf Course.
Indian Corps Commander Lt/gen. Sagat Singh arriving with Gen. Nagra and Brig. Kler.
Gen. Jamshed of Pak Army reporting to the Indian General, then orders his officers to attention.
Gen. Nagra reading out privilege of Pak POWs under Geneva Convention, foreground Gen. Jamshe listens. etc.
Gen. Jamshed with Pak officers in the background etc.
Pak Army officers lay down arms, then are ordered to step back.
Various shots of Gen. Jamshed with Gen. Jamshed and Brig Kler.
CV Brig. Kler.
Tracking shot of weapons.
Indian army troops assemble arms etc.
CV Brig. Kler.
Notes: 1: Covered separately for and being shipped direct to Hong Kong.
2: For TELECINE SLIDE SERVICE: PLS Watch Roll 2 from 70' to 80 also last shot of the roll 2 is that of Brig. Kler, Commander of POWs Camp where Pak army would be housed.
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Background: At a simple ceremony in the Dacca cantonment officers and men of the Pakistan army laid down their arms and completed the surrender formalities. At their barracks men of the Pak army assembled and placed their weapons while their JCOs counted them and made a list. All the officers of the Pak Army were gathered at the Golf Course. Here the Indian Corps Commander arrived with Local commander Gen. Nagra and POWs camp commander Brig. Kler. The Pak Army offices were led by Gen. Jamshed, Gen. Jamshed presented his officers to Bt. Gen. Sagat Singh. Thereafter Gen. Nagra explained the privileges of Pak POWs under Geneva Convention and announced the appointment of Brig. Kler as POW Camp Commandant.
Gen. Jamshed then ordered his officers to lay down weapons and move back six steps. This completes the formalities of Pak surrender.