The flag raising ceremony in the Dominion of India after the partition of India. Officials arrive to attend the national flag raising ceremony. The flag is raised by an Indian official. Officials unfurl the national flag of India. Men salute the flag. A crowd surrounds the flag fluttering from a pole. An Indian official delivers an address.
Lord Mountbatten declares India as a free country in Karachi and New Delhi. Crowd gathers at the India Gate to celebrate the freedom. Lord Mountbatten and Lady Mountbatten in jeep. Celebration in the cities. Mohammad Ali Jinnah addresses people. New flag of Pakistan flies on the flag pole. Officers and Mohammad Ali Jinnah salute. People walk on the street of free India. Jawaharlal Nehru addresses people. Indian flag on the flag pole.
Britain's Lord Mountbatten offers Indian leaders an unconditional plan for freedom in New Delhi, India. Members of All-India Congress headed by Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Jawaharlal Nehru hear British offer of dominion status.
The Indian Police Force Lathi charging and attempting to control a huge mob during the post Independence unrest in India. Hindu protesters seen with banners of 'Down with Pakistan Hooliganism'. Police control the rioting crowd.
Men work on spinning wheel in India. They spin threads on the spinning wheel to make hand-woven clothes. Children play and work on a farm. A woman stands nearby. Houses in the background. Trees on the farm. Children work. Man watches them. Children sit on the ground and study.
People gather to watch the hoisting of flag in India. The Indian flag hoisted. People gather around the flag. Women sing the National Anthem. Houses in the background. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru stands with other dignitaries. The Indian flag. People talk amongst themselves. Children play band. Dignitaries walk with other people.