• Short Summary

    Hindu - Muslim tension brings the troops out onto the streets in Indian town.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "India. Riots In Meerut".

    India.

    GV market place in Meerut. SV man looking at Bananas on stall. CU man having a haircut in the street. LV shops being boarded up. SV man locking shop door. GV the Kamboo gate on the main street of Meerut. LV Police on horseback coming under the gate.

    LV troops lined up. SV Ditto. CU two of the soldiers pan down to their rifles with fixed Bayonets. LV army jeep coming down a deserted street. LV soldiers standing in the back of an open truck coming down a street. LV pan ditto. GV Policemen and troops patrolling deserted streets.

    (F.G.)

    Cataloguer's Note: These measures were taken after communal rioting between Hindus and Muslims. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1738.35
    Media URN:
    53973
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:20:00 / 01:48:16:00
    Canister:
    61/85

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