Wrecked houses and area in Kashmir, India. Men stand near the wrecked houses and rubble. They watch the wreckage. People sit on the ground. They walk with their luggage after losing their homes. Some people take their luggage on horse-carts. House-boats at the lake. Closed shops and market.
Exterior of India Office. Sign 'India Office'. Office of Mr Leo Amery, the British Secretary of State for India. Mr. Leo Amery in conference with Maharajah of Kashmir, Hari Singh and Sir Feroz Khan Noon. Mr Amery discusses the Indian question. Both Maharajah of Kashmir and Sir Feroz Khan Noon, representatives of India at the war cabinet. Exterior of India Office. Sir Feroz Khan Noon leaves accompanied by his advisors. Mr Amery leaves. He gets into his car.
Indian troops advance towards Kashmir border in India. Indian troops fire artillery during a fighting along the border. Smoke rises due to firing. Indian soldiers move into a field. They patrol the border. Buildings burn and ruins of buildings. The soldiers douse the fire. Pakistani ammunition and equipment. People walk through ruins on a street.
Highlights the problem of increasing population and food scarcity in India. People sit outside a house. They listen to radio. India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi addresses the nation. She speaks about the family control measures. The high birth rate of India still remains unchecked after so many measures and efforts. Woman prays for a child.
Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India dies in New Delhi, India. Thousands of people assemble and listen to the speech of Nehru on the Independence of India. Nehru talks with the U.S. President John F Kennedy while walking in a garden. Indian national flag lowered to mourn for his death. A large crowd gathered to witness his funeral according to Hindu rituals. A woman joins hands towards the dead body of Nehru and weeps.
Highlights the problem of increasing population in India. People walk. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi speaks about the religions and customs in India. Houses and trees on a field. Boats on a beachhead. Taj Mahal. People bath in the sacred river Ganges. Cows move on street. Buildings along the sides of street. Vehicles pass on the street. People gather for the wedding ceremony. Bride arrives with other women. People gather for the funeral. A dead body is placed on a palanquin and is carried by men.