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    Kashmir celebrates its newly gained independence.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Kashmir, India. Kashmir celebrates its newly gained independence.

    Crowds celebrating, dancing and playing traditional instruments, in main Kashmir street. People watching celebrations from building. Oriental pipers' flute players. Close up shot of a man playing flute.

    Pandit Nehru arriving at Srinagar polo ground. Top view of crowds. Shot of Polo ground with Jawaharlal Nehru looking into camera in foreground. Women guards with rifles - women soldiers / militia. Close up shot of a woman in line. Men militia standing at ease with rifles. Close up shot of policeman. Pandit Nehru addressing crowds on Polo ground. Indian people listening. Close up shot of a girl listening. Pandit Nehru addressing crowds. Indians listening. Pandit Nehru inspecting parade. Women militia present arms raggedly. Nehru talking to women militia. Youth with banner reading 'We will defend out Mother Land with Young Blood.' Indians looking on. Nehru standing before two very young boys one presents arms. Close up shot of a police woman. Shot of Nehru taking the salute at march past. Indian women marching past with the rifles. Nehru saluting. Close up shot of women marching past.

    A river procession - barges full of people moving down the river. Top view of Nehru and Sheikh Abdullah, Kashmir Premier (Lion of Kashmir). Mass of Indians on hillside watching procession of boats. Nehru standing up in boat. Indians applauding from boats. Long shot of the river procession.

    Possibly connected with 48/44 - MD.

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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:19:17:00 / 01:20:52:00
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