Republic day: India

India, 1958

Film
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The celebrations in Delhi on India’s national day, 26th January. The President drives in State to take the salute at a parade of armed forces, floats representing the various provinces and industries, folk dances and marching schoolchildren. Illuminations and fireworks enliven the city at night. The following day a fold dance festival shows the dances of many districts. The military ceremony of Beating the Retreat concludes the festivities.

Credits

producer

Ezra Mir

production company

Films Division, Government of India

Language

English

Duration

00:24:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27862

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New Delhi (India)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Places → New Delhi (India)

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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