Activities and ceremonies in India and Pakistan as their separation and independence from Britain take effect
Date:Released: 21 August 1947 Lord and Lady Mountbatten in Karachi and Delhi to mark division of Pakistan and India; Muhammad Ali Jinnah sworn in as governor-general of Pakistan; Activities and celebration in Delhi as India achieves independence from Britain (Caption:Activities and ceremonies in India and Pakistan as their separation and independence from Britain take effect)
People gather to celebrate freedom in India on the occasion of Indian Independence.
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. Location: India. Date: August 15, 1947.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Ali Jinnah speak during independence ceremonies in Asia.
Independence ceremonies in Asia. Governor-General of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah along with other officials arrives in a car in Pakistan. People wave. The Pakistani flag flying atop a flag pole. A large crowd gathered on a street in India. Buildings along the street sides. Mounted Sikhs in parade. People stand holding banners. Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gets off a car. He addresses people. The Indian flag flying atop a flag pole. Mounted Indian police drive back the crowd. A great crowd in front of a palace. Location: Asia. Date: 1947.