East Pakistan leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to Dacca on Monday (10 January) to be greeted by a tumultuous and historic welcome from many thousands of Bengallal As he stopped from the RAF aircraft whit bed brought him from Britain, Sheik Mujib was garlanded with flowers and showered in flower petals.
SV Sheikh Mujib ??? & greet-??? (Delni)
SV Ditto & Mre Gandhi shake hands
LV & MV Mujib takes salute on stand
SV Flags flying
LV Mujib at reception with Mrs. Gandhi
SV Mr Girl PAN TO Mjin & Mrs Gandhi
LV Aircraft taxies (Dacta)
SV Mujib off plane & greeted (2 shots)
SV Crowded tarmac
STV Mujib surrounded by military personnel
LV Guard of honour
SV Mujib inspects guard
CV Bangladesh flag flying
CV & SV Mujib garlanded with flowers through crowd
GV, SV & CV Cheering crowds in streets as Mujib drivers past in open truck (6 shots)
(New Delhi) Sheik greeted by President Girl and Prime Minster; enuring crowds; (Dacca) aircraft taxiing; cheering crowds; Sheikh surrounded by followers and military personnel; inspecting guard of honour garlanded whit flowers ??? walks & drives through crowd.
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Background: East Pakistan leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to Dacca on Monday (10 January) to be greeted by a tumultuous and historic welcome from many thousands of Bengallal As he stopped from the RAF aircraft whit bed brought him from Britain, Sheik Mujib was garlanded with flowers and showered in flower petals. On the journey into the city from Dacca Airport an even more enthusiastic welcome availed him Visibly moved by his reception he was driven to Dacan racecourse, where the Pakistan Army surrounded to Indian and Bangladesh troops the weeks age, for a victory rally.
Earlier in the day, en-routs to Dacca, Sheikh Mujibur had landed in New Delhi for a few hours. There he was greeted by ??? cering crowds are a 21-gun salute, as he was met by India's President Girl and Mrs Ganani the Prime Minister. President Girl hailed the Sheikh as the Father of Bangladesh, and the embodiment of sufferings and sacrifice in the cause of liberty.
This Visnews coverage of these two histories welcome was telerecorded from a satellite transmission from Bangkok Our soundtrect includes a BBC commentary for the New On ???eception. An alternative is provided is provided for optional use.
The Sheikh's triumphal return to Dacca was by way of Delhi to thank Their's leaders for the part they played in the liberation of his country, He was given what's been described as the most spontaned and coitional welcome ever accorded to a leader visiting Delhi, Both the Indian President and the Prime Minister were at the airport to greet him, and tens of thousands were later to welcome him at a rally
Along with the splendour of an official reception the Sheikh was met by diplomats from western and communist countries India's own President Girl described him as the Father or Bangladesh....the embodiment of sufferings and seraphic in the case of liberty.