Celebratory parade for the 17th anniversary of Ceylon independence
17th ANNIVERSARY OF CEYLON INDEPENDENCE
Various shots of the celebrations in Badulla to mark the 17th anniversary of Ceylon Independence. Prime Minister Mrs Sirima Bandaranaika and Governor General Mr William Gopallawa with a host of officials watch the parade. Various shots of the parade: soldiers marching, tanks, marching bands, elephants, schoolchildren, flag bearers, gymnasts, traditional performers and dancers, decorated floats etc.