• Short Summary

    ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU APPEALED FOR HARMONY AND UNITY AMONG THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS AND LANGUAGE GROUPS - AND IN PARTICULAR AMONG THE SIKHS AND HINDUS OF THE PUNJAB.

  • Description

    1.
    GV GOLDEN TEMPLE
    0.04

    2.
    SV MASTER TARA SINGH AND MEMBERS OF HIS COMMITTEE
    0.09

    3.
    SCU TARA SINGH
    0.14

    4.
    CU DITTO
    0.20

    5.
    SCU DITTO
    0.25

    6.
    CU MRS. TARA SINGH
    0.28

    7.
    CU TARA SINGH'S GRAND-DAUGHTER
    0.30

    8.
    GV TARA SINGH'S FAMILY
    0.34

    9.
    TILT FROM SIKH BATHING TO GOLDEN TEMPLE
    0.40



    Initials EHR/V/MT/FW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU APPEALED FOR HARMONY AND UNITY AMONG THE COUNTRY'S RELIGIOUS AND LANGUAGE GROUPS - AND IN PARTICULAR AMONG THE SIKHS AND HINDUS OF THE PUNJAB.

    BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IN THE HOLIEST SIKH SHRINE IN INDIA - THE GOLDEN TEMPLE OF AMRITSAR - THEIR 76-YEAR-OLD LEADER, MASTER TARA SINGH, AUG. 14 BEGAN THE GHANDIAN TACTIC OF A "FAST UNTO DEATH". IT IS TO ENFORCE US CAMPAIGN FOR A SIKH-LED PUNJABI LANGUAGE STATE.

    HE WILL TAKE NOTHING EXCEPT SALTED WATER UNTIL HE WINS - OR UNTIL THERE OCCURS (WHAT HE CALLS) THE "SELF-IMMOLATION" WHICH WOULD BE THE HIGHEST VIOLENT PROCESS OPEN TO HIM IN HIS CAUSE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6X1SIS9UM7U0YU50T75YBTTYX
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X1SIS9UM7U0YU50T75YBTTYX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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