• Short Summary

    India's Prime Minister, Mrs. Gandhi on Monday (7 Feb) presented a gift of urgently needed?

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    GV Governor's House in Calcutta
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    GV PAN Police control crowds in street
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    GV PAN Police at Governor's house gates
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    GV Trucks, ambulances and jeeps
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    CV U.N. emblem on jeep
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    LV ZOOM TO SV Mrs Gandhi hands keys to Mujib
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    SV Crowd looks from gate
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    SV & CV Mrs Gandhi hands papers to Mujib (4 shots)
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    GV Mujib seated at civic reception (2 shots)
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    CV General Aurora
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    CV Silver replica of Indian soldiers carrying Bangladesh flag
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    SV Mujib presented with replica
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    Police and crowds surrounding Governor's residence in Calcutta, Mrs. Gandhi handing ceremonial keys and papers to Sheikh Mujib, Sheikh Mujib attending civic reception in Calcutta and being presented with silver model of Indian soldiers carrying Bangladesh flag.




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    Background: India's Prime Minister, Mrs. Gandhi on Monday (7 Feb) presented a gift of urgently needed relief supplies to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

    The presentation was made in Calcutta on the second day of Sheikh Mujib's visit to India.

    He and Mrs. Gandhi have had lengthy talks together -- and its understood Sheikh Mujib gave the Indian leader a thorough assessment of the situation in his country, and an outline of the policies his government will follow.

    SYNOPSIS: Calcutta - where crowds gathered to cheer the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Monday - the second day of his visit to India. The visit has been marked by lengthy talks in which it is understood the Sheikh gave Mrs. Gandhi a detailed assessment of the situation in his country.

    A bunch of keys symbolised a gift presented by India to the government of Bangladesh. The gift consisted of motor vehicles and urgently-needed relief supplies. Included in the gift are tents tarpaulins, clothing, milk powder - and jeeps, trucks and ambulances.

    Later - a civic reception in Calcutta for Sheikh Mujib.

    There, the Sheikh was presented with a silver model depicting Indian soldiers carrying the Bangladesh flag. Sheikh Mujib was to speak to the crowd - and told them of the atrocities he said had been carried out against his people by the Pakistan Army.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4GUWGTEDKT1PD95OFUYUNGINF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GUWGTEDKT1PD95OFUYUNGINF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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