• Short Summary

    A Bangla Desh Mission opened in New Delhi on Monday (August 30), staffed by two former Pakistani diplomats who defected in April.

  • Description

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    GV EXTERIOR.. Bangla Desh Mission building in New Delhi
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    2.
    SV Bangla Desh flag flying
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    SV Mr Shehabuddin briefing visitor on Bangla Desh situation, and showing 'liberated' areas on map (4 shots)
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    SV Bangla Deshi flag on desk PAN.. to Mr Haq making notes
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    SV Office clerk typing
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    SV Mr Haq dictating notes to shorthand writer
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A Bangla Desh Mission opened in New Delhi on Monday (August 30), staffed by two former Pakistani diplomats who defected in April. The Mission, which does not have the recognition of the Indian Government, is the fourth to be opened -- others have been set up in Calcutta, London and Washington.

    VISNEWS cameraman Jagdish Kapoor visited the Mission's office on the day it opened.

    SYNOPSIS: A Bangla Desh Mission was opened in New Delhi, India, on Monday, staffed by two former Pakistan diplomats who defected in April. Head of the Mission is Mr. K.M. Shehabuddin, former Secretary of the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, seen here briefing one of the first visitors to the Mission on the situation in Pakistan. Hung on the Mission's office wall is a map of the area -- showing the districts reportedly controlled by Bangla Desh troops.

    The second defected diplomat, Mr Amjud Ul Haq, was assistant press attache at the now defunct Pakistan High Commission in Delhi. He is serving as press attache at the Bangla Desh Mission.

    The Mission, which is not recognised by the Indian Government, is the fourth to be opened. Others have ben set up in Calcutta, Washington and London.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2U084OQCYTGLBT5QE98D2YZPU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2U084OQCYTGLBT5QE98D2YZPU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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