• Short Summary

    The Muslims of India celebrated the Id ul Zuha all over India on 18th June, 1959.

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    Roll No. 1


    1.
    MS Several shots of Muslims ascending the stairs of Jama Masjid.


    2.
    LS D O.


    3.
    CU Children etc ascending the stairs of Jama Masjid.


    4.
    Some more shots of the above.


    5.
    LS, MS, CU Many more shots of the prayers offering.


    6.
    Pan shot of Muslims offering prayers.


    7.
    Tilt shot starting from the main gate of Jama Masjid and ending at prayers.


    8.
    Some more shots of the prayers.


    9.
    Many shots of goats and sheep on sale.




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    Background: The Muslims of India celebrated the Id ul Zuha all over India on 18th June, 1959. Muslims from all nook and corners of life forget old rivalries and throng towards the city mosques to offer Imaz (Prayers) An warning hours. A multitude of humanity is assembled in and around the historic Jama Masjid to offer prayers. Children are clad on colourful clothes while surprisingly women folk pray at home or in separate closed quarters of the mosque. On this day sheep and goats are sacrificed to the Gods and meat distributed amongst friends and relatives. After the prayers, hoards of sheep are outside for sale to those who have been late.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9HDDXGFKW7DAOV3DSKZW5JIPM
    Media URN:
    VLVA9HDDXGFKW7DAOV3DSKZW5JIPM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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