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School children in India honor Nelson Mandela

Friday, December 06, 2013 - 01:04

Dec.6 - Children light candles and say prayers to honor former South African President. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Across India, children in school lit candles and chanted prayers in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela. The anti-apartheid icon is highly revered in India as a symbol of courage and tolerance and for adopting methods of non-violence and peace similar to that espoused by Mahatma Gandhi. The former South African President was one of the three people of non-Indian origin and the second non-citizen to be awarded the country's highest civilian honor in 1990.

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School children in India honor Nelson Mandela

Friday, December 06, 2013 - 01:04