President Radharkrishnan presents new Colours to his Bodyguard.
Item title reads - Top Troop's New Colours.
President Radharkrishnan presents new Colours to his Bodyguard. Delhi, India.
M/S of the President's mounted Bodyguard. Various shots of the President's house with Bodyguard lined up, (this used to be the Viceroy's house and was designed by Sir Edward Lutyens). M/S President Dr. Sarvepalli Radharkrishnan standing in a jeep inspecting the men. C/U 84 year old veteran bodyguard Captain Mahtab Singh seated amongst spectators, he has served Viceroys from the time of Lord Curzon to Lord Willingdon. L/S brass bands marching in front of the Bodyguard.
Various shots of saluting officers amongst spectators. M/S as the old Colour is dipped as it goes past the President. M/S President saluting. M/S as the new Standard is marched across parade ground in closed form. M/S spectators watching. L/S Hindu and Sikh priests performing prayers over the new Colours. M/S crowds, M/S priests. Various shots of the ceremony. The President comes up and presents the new Colours then salutes. M/S officer saluting in crowd. M/S crowd. M/S as new Colours are carried along. M/S Bodyguard parading past.