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    1.
    L.S. -Thousands of people collected on the roadside in Pratapgarh.


    2.
    L.S. - A temple of Godess 'Bhawani' built by Shivaji on the top of a hill in the Pratapgarh Fort.


    3.
    L.S. - A picturesque view from the top of the Fort of Pratapgarh.


    4.
    L.S. - A fine equestrian statue of the Maratha hero, standing on the peak of a lofty hill, fortified by Shivaji 300 years ago and in front of this is unfurled our National Flag.


    5.
    W.C.S. --- Do ---


    6.
    C.S. - Face of the statue of Shivaji.


    7.
    L.S. - A portion of the Pratapgarh Fort where the head of the great Afzal Khan on of the commanders of the Mugul Emperor Aurangzeb, was buried by Shivaji.


    8.
    L.S. - Mr. Nehru, Prime Minister of India is climbing up the steep steps leading him to the top of the Fort. He climbed up about 300 steps on foot.


    9.
    C.S. --- Do ---


    10.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru amongst a crowd of people entering the Temple at Fort.


    11.
    C.S. - A typical Maratha blaring a bugal on the arrival of Mr. Nehru in the Fort.


    12.
    M.S. - A crowd of people watching for the arrival of Mr. Nehru from a high wall of l???


    13.
    M.W. --- Do ---


    14.
    C.S. - A couple of typical Maratha women standing in front of their hut, awaiting for their Prime Minister's Glimps.


    15.
    M.S. - Some of the Maratha Women are peeping down through their windows of their ho???



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    16.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru along with his party coming through a decorated Gate.


    17.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru is unveiling a tablet on the pedestal of the statue.


    18.
    C.S. --- do ---


    19.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru garlanding a bronze likeness of Shivaji from a 30 foot raised platform.


    20.
    C.S. --- DO ---


    21.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru garlands the bronze horse which Shivaji rode.


    22.
    C.S. - A couple of people watch up the unveiling ceremony.


    23.
    C.S. - Another group of crowd, looking up the ceremony.


    24.
    C.S. - A group of women looking high up at the ceremony.


    25.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru with a crowd of people behind him and the statue is seen behind him, after the ceremony.


    26.
    L.S. - Mr. Nehru stepping down the steps.


    27.
    L.S. - Mr. Nehru coming out from the main gate of the Fort.


    28.
    M.S. - Thousands of people listening from the hill slopes of Pratapgarh and had a terrace view of the proceedings below.


    29.
    L.S. - A panoramic view of one lakh Indian Folks and a specially decorated rostrum from where Mr. Nehru speaking to them.


    30.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru speaking from a decorated platform.


    31.
    C.S. --- Do ---


    32.
    L.S. - A huge mass of people.


    33.
    C.S. - A couple of villagers keenly listening to the Prime Minister.


    34.
    C.S. - A group of women watching Mr. Nehru speaking.


    35.
    M.S. - Mr. Nehru was presented with a Maratha turban of saffron colour, which he is wearing.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAB369OB6606IL16JNWUL84LBPB
    Media URN:
    VLVAB369OB6606IL16JNWUL84LBPB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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