First posted in December 2009
Source: British Pathe
Many of the satyagrahis were from Belgaum and surrounding places.
Satygrahis arriving in Belgaum by train on way to border between Goa and India.
People with banners and getting down from train. Mass meeting at Banda in progress, where Satygrahis raise anti-Portugal slogans. Demonstrators demand the end of Portuguese rule and return of Goa to India. Meeting in progress (2 shots). Satygrahis marching to the border after the mass meeting carrying banners. Satygrahis at the Goa territory and opposite the Portuguese soldiers opening fire on the unarmed Indian people. Satygrahis crawling forward on the ground, but the volley of fire from the Portuguese soldiers prevent them from obtaining any further progress. LV. Portuguese soldier firing from hut. Indian Satygrahis watching firing. Mass of Satygrahis demonstrating and shouting slogans.
9 thoughts on “1955 video of Satygrahis arriving at Belgaum station”
wow, this is great,k I will definitely share it with my mother who was actually injured in Goa during the Satyagraha. Her name was Mandakini Yalgi.
video not playing….kindly make it in youtube and link it…
Thanks…its nice video….seeing the early part of belgaum 1955,
thanks for the video…… really nice..
good vedio quality
gr8 Video gr8 Belgaum gr8 ABB, no words to say, very Happy ,thats all
Dear moderator ,plz correct ABB to AAB, khushi mein Gadbud ho gaya in my previous comment
Thank you for sharing this.. Proud to be a Belgaumite