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    Nehru visits Kashmir after Sir Hari Singh's decision that it should be predominantly Moslem.

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    Kashmir, India.

    Various shots of the Indian dignitaries chatting. Troops marching along crowded street. CU. Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru, Prime Minister of India, with Sheikh Abdullah (who led his country during Sir Hari Singh's absence) behind him, taking the salute at a march past of the local National Militia. CU. Sir Hari Singh, Maharajah of Kashmir, getting into a car. CU. Nehru, Sheikh Abdullah, Lion of Kashmir, and Sir Hari Singh.

    LS. General view of Baramula showing its picturesque mountain setting on the bank of a river. Various shots of the ruins in a street in Baramula. MS. Exterior view of St Joseph's convent. MS. Interior views of the convent after raiders had passed through, showing damage. Shots of Indian troops and tank by the roadside watching for raiders. Nehru getting into car. Car drives off. Various shots of Indian women from Delhi, bringing gifts of sweets, cigarettes, matches, to the soldiers, at the time of the Divali festival. LS. Crowds of people going over the Admiral Kadal bridge, Srinigar. LS. Crowds in the streets of Srinigar gathered to see Nehru. MS. Nehru getting out of a plane at Srinigar airfield, followed by a girl. CU. Sardar Baldev Singh, Minister of Defence, chatting to another man. Several shots of Mr Singh and Sir Hari Singh, Maharajah of Kashmir, walking along in a group. Several shots of the people being searched on roadside. Soldiers on roadside with guns. Various shots of the people on street. CU. Sir Hari Singh, Nehru, and Baldev Singh chatting. MS. Nehru playing with floral garland placed around his neck. CU. Nehru and Sheikh Abdullah. MS. Nehru inspecting troops and shaking hands with officers.

    Information found in the old file: Mute Lav. - Cuts 47/93.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:33:00 / 01:11:14:00
    UN 1858 B

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