• Short Summary

    India celebrated its 25th year of independence from Britain on August 15 with ceremonies in Delhi and state capitals.

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    1.
    SV EXTERIOR..Mrs. Gandhi on saluting base PULL BACK to troops
    0.24

    2.
    SV Mrs. Gandhi inspecting troops
    0.34

    3.
    SV Cameraman
    0.36

    4.
    GV Mrs. Gandhi released flags on ramparts of the Red Fort
    0.43

    5.
    GV Galloons released
    0.48

    6.
    SV Mrs. Gandhi addressing rally
    0.58

    7.
    GTV Crowd with Mrs. Gandhi's voice over (2 shots)
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    8.
    SV Diplomats and military representatives seated in crowd
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    9.
    SV Crowd listen as Mrs. Gandhi continues (2 shots)
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    10.
    SV Mrs. Gandhi finishes speech and walks down steps to car (2 shots)
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    11.
    SV Mrs. Gandhi waves to crowd and into car
    1.46



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: India celebrated its 25th year of independence from Britain on August 15 with ceremonies in Delhi and state capitals.

    In a traditional Independence Day celebration at the historic Read Fort in Delhi, the Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, unfurled the Indian national flag at the spot where it was first raised by Jawahralal Nehru.

    In a speech she warned Indians that they faced a hard and leisureless existence for many years to come.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA272PRKUASLVZY6523KB9TDORB
    Media URN:
    VLVA272PRKUASLVZY6523KB9TDORB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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