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    Duke of Edinburgh receives an Honorary Degree and visits the Gandhi Memorial in Delhi.

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    Delhi, India.

    Various shots of procession arriving, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Indian Premier Pandit Nehru and others making their way onto platform and taking their seats. University of Delhi Vice Chancellor Dr. Rao reading the citation. Duke standing while the citation is read. Indian Vice President Dr.Radharkrishnan giving the degree, Duke taking the degree and sitting down. Duke addressing the convocation (several shots.) Several more shots of the crowd and the Duke addressing them. The Duke laying a wreath on Rajghat "Gandhi Memorial". Shot of the Duke arriving, taking off shoes, which is essential for entry to the Memorial platform where Gandhi was cremated after his assassination. Duke laying wreath and standing in reverence. Duke coming back after the ceremony. Duke receiving the Honorary Degree. Shot of Delhi University Building (which used to be Viceroy House after Delhi was declared the Capital of India 1911). Sign of Delhi University on the flag banner. Indian President Rajendra Prasad awaiting the arrival of the Duke. Duke being received by the President. Several shots of the Duke with the President of India. Mr.Nehru coming in and meeting the Duke and talking. Shots with the President of India. Exterior shot of the apartment of the President's House, where the Duke is staying in New Delhi. CU of two attendants at the President's house. LS of the President's house.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:25:00 / 01:36:29:00
    UN 3179 C

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