Film: 6114

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


India, Asia.
Muslims, Hindus on the river Ganges, probably at Varanasi, Benares , religious practises, people, Hindu funeral. Untouchables at lowly tasks, sweeping the streets with a hand brush. Markets and modernism. Indian aristocracy, princes. Political meeting about Independence. Gandhi and Nehru. Paddy fields. Women's colleges and industrial development. Mysore station and town, British domination as India is a colony. Paper mills. Hydro-electric power station. Population problems.

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