• Short Summary

    After the state of Kashmir had legally acceded to India, it held its first general elections and elected the national Conference Party to power whose leader Bakhshi Chulam Ahmed, the previous Chief Minister, was again elected the leader and hence was again invited to form a new Cabinet.

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    Roll No. 1.
    Close shot of Mr. Kaushik Bakula - Lama member from Ladakh.
    Shot of the Chief Minister of Kashmir: Bakshi Chulam Ahmed.
    Shot of the speaker of the Kashmir Assembly.
    Shot of the Chief taking oath of the assembly membership.
    Shot of the Chief Minister signing the register after taking oath.
    Different shots of the new assembly members signing the register and also of taking oath.
    Close shot of a typical Mohamaden MIA.
    Shot of the VIP's gathering.

    Roll No. 2.
    Shot of the head of Kashmir state Yuvraj Karan Singh administering the oath of office to the Chief Minister Bakshi Ghulam Ahmed.
    Close shot of the Yuvraj speaking out the oath to Bakhshi.
    Close shot of the chief Minister taking oath.
    Close shot of the Chief Minister signing the oath.
    Shot of the Yuvraj and the Chief Minister shaking hands after the ceremony.
    Shot of the Yuvraj, followed by the Chief Minister and the cabinet Ministers arriving to take the oath of office. (The Chief Minister had already taken oath the previous day. This was for the Cabinet's Swearing-in.
    Shot of Yuvraj administering oath of office to a minister.
    Close shot of the Yuvraj and a minister.
    Shot of the Chief Minister Bakhshi Chulam Ahmed.
    Shot of a minister signing the oath.
    Shot of the Yuvraj shaking hands with a minister.

    Roll No. 3.
    Shot of the Yuvraj addressing the joint session of both the houses.
    Shot of the Maharani of Kashmir (or the queen of Kashmir-Mrs. Karan Singh.).
    The other ladies can be seen in the background.
    Shot of the Chief Minister. A minister sits on his left.
    Shot of the ministers with the Lama in the middle (Also a minister).
    Top shot of the Assembly Hall being addressed by the Yuvraj.
    Shot of the members clapping after the address is over.
    Shot of the Yuvraj greeting the MIAs at the reception he gave them.
    Another shot of the Yuvraj greeting the MIAs.
    Different beautiful sceneries from the Palace of the Yuvraj.

    Roll No. 4.
    The different shots of the Typical Kashmiri Boys.
    Shot of the Nishat Garden in Kashmir.
    Another shot of the Nishat Garden.
    A beautiful scenery taken from the Gardens.
    Shot of a typical Kashmiri Family sitting in the Shikara (Boat).
    Shot of Typical Kashmiri Family women walking with child in arms.
    Shot of a beautiful sceneries.
    Close shot of a House Boat.
    Pan shot starting from a House Boat and ending at the beautiful scenery in the Background.
    Shot of a Shikara Ferrying.
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    Background: After the state of Kashmir had legally acceded to India, it held its first general elections and elected the national Conference Party to power whose leader Bakhshi Chulam Ahmed, the previous Chief Minister, was again elected the leader and hence was again invited to form a new Cabinet. The new cabinet consists of almost all the regions being represented. The swearing in ceremony was a simple but impressive affair. On the 26th July, the yuvraj of Kashmir administered the oath of office to Bakshi Gulam Ahmed while earlier on the same day MIAS took oath. The other day rest of the members of the Cabinet were sworn in.

    Kashmir is a beautiful Hill station in the Northe of India. It is called the "Switzerland of India" Every year thousands of tourists arrive here. The river Jhelum flows here and on the Banks of the river are House Boats where the many of the tourists love to stay. The Shikaras (Boats) very well decorated, are used for Joy rides in the river and for taking those to the House Boats who live in them. Whole of the Valley is full of beautiful scenarios a d one can find the best angels for his camera.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA88KUJ8SGNIN9AZCH45CYVMX9Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA88KUJ8SGNIN9AZCH45CYVMX9Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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