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    Lord and Lady laying foundation stones at the new university buildings, Delhi.

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    Delhi University, India.

    Laying foundation stone of new university building at Delhi.

    MS. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Indian Minister of Education in ceremonial procession followed by Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten (Earl of Burma) and Lady Mountbatten. MS. Mountbatten chatting to Pandit Nehru India's Prime Minister. Maulana Azad on right of screen. MS. Group of celebrities outside University. Seated L to R: Rajlumari Amrit Kaur (Woman Minister of Health) - just in picture - Pandit Nehru, Lady Mountbatten, Lord Mountbatten, Sir Maurice Owyer (Vice Chancellor of the University) and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. MS. The foundation stone of the Faculty Building of Delhi University. LS. The site of the new building. MS. Lady Mountbatten laying foundation stone. MS. Men and women students watching. MS. Lady Mountbatten laying foundation stone (Miranda House, women's college). LS.G.V. ceremony. MS. Lady Mountbatten after laying stone (faculty building). LS. Spectators. MS. Back view Lord Mountbatten cementing stone. LS. Sentries standing on foundations of new buildings. MS. Back view Mountbatten pulling foundation stone into position. MS. Foundation stone. MS. Lady Mountbatten laying foundation stone. SCU. Nehru, in cap and gown, holding his degree. MS. Same group as in scene 3 with exception of woman on extreme left. MS. Back view Mountbatten cementing foundation stone. MS. Lord and Lady Mountbatten and Pandit Nehru mounting steps. SCU. Maulana Azad, followed by Nehru, and the Mountbattens walking in procession to the Convocation Hall. MS. Onlookers. LS. Elevated of the procession to the Convocation Hall. MS. Mountbatten chatting to Nehru.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:33:22:00 / 01:35:04:00
    UN 2114 F

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