In response to Prime Minister's appeal to the people of India to donate generously to the National Defence Fund, reports are coming from all over India that civil population is coming forward to donate whatever they can and in whatever shape they can help the Government.
MS Different shots of school children arriving.
CU Different shots of the children.
CU of the envelope containing the Cheque.
MCS of Towells Soap boxes etc.
MS of Mr. Shastri arriving and sitting.
MS of a boy presenting a cheque to Mr. Shastri.
MCS of Two other boys giving their home saving boxes containing small saving to Mr. Shastri.
MS of Traders giving Towells etc. to Mr. Shastri.
MS of a boy giving Cash currency to Mr. Shastri which was given to him on his birthday.
MS of a lady giving a cheque to Mr. Shastri.
CU of Mr. Shastri.
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Background: In response to Prime Minister's appeal to the people of India to donate generously to the National Defence Fund, reports are coming from all over India that civil population is coming forward to donate whatever they can and in whatever shape they can help the Government.
This morning at Prime Minister Shastri's residence a group of local school children came in gave a cheque of Pounds 400 which they had collect by foregoing their daily allowance of the day. Some other children gave small earthen pots containing their small savings. The small traders also gave to Mr. Shastri Towells, Soap and other stuff to be used for the Jawans. An old lady gave a cheque to Mr. Shastri which she has collected from different part of the city. A boy donated NDF and gave Mr. Shastri a sum of Pounds 40 which was given to him by his parents to celebrate his birthday. Incidentally today he was celebrating his birthday also by donating this sum for our Jawans.