'Tryst with Destiny' on YouTube

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 17:50 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IBNS) The Ministry of Tourism on Thursday said, acting on the directions of Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi, it has started uploading all its archival audio and video clippings on the internet.

The Ministry now has a dedicated India YouTube Channel with the link www.youtube.com/india.

On Thursday the Ministry uploaded the famous "Tryst with Destiny" speech by independent India's first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, on popular video-sharing site YouTube as well as on its website.

The speech has been digitally restored and can be heard at the end of the 58-minute Sound and Light show at Red Fort, Delhi, uploaded on the website of the Ministry on the YouTube India Channel and on YouTube's general site.

The speech is followed by a historic recording of India's National Anthem.

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