• Short Summary

    MR. GURNAM SINGH AND MR. BANSI LAL, CHIEF MINISTERS, RESPECTIVELY, OF THE PUNJAB AND HARYANA?

  • Description

    MR. GURNAM SINGH AND MR. BANSI LAL, CHIEF MINISTERS, RESPECTIVELY, OF THE PUNJAB AND HARYANA STATES OF INDIA, MET WITH INDIA'S HOME MINISTER, MR. CHAVAN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) IN NEW DELHI IN AN ATTEMPT TO AVERT THE DEATH THREAT OF SANT FATEH SINGH, LEADER OF INDIA'S SIKH COMMUNITY.

    THE 60-YEAR-OLD SANT HAD PLANNED TO FAST UNTIL SUNDAY AND THEN BURN HIMSELF TO DEATH UNLESS CHANDIGARH, SHARED AS STATE CAPITAL BY PUNJAB AND HARYANA FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS, WAS AWARDED TO THE PUNJAB.

    YESTERDAY MRS. INDIRA GANDHI'S CENTRAL GOVERNMENT ACCEDED TO THE DEMAND WITH A PACKAGE DEAL SOLUTION UNDER WHICH HARYANA, ONCE PART OF THE PUNJAB, WILL GET EXTRA TERRITORY AND MONEY TO BUILD A NEW CAPITAL.

    ON HEARING THE DECISION, THE SANT BROKE HIS FOUR-DAY FAST BY DRINKING A GLASS OF ORANGE JUICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NEHXRQZR6J8OD4CB99SEGCYU
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NEHXRQZR6J8OD4CB99SEGCYU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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