• Short Summary

    About 2000 workers of Communist Party India (Marxist - Leninists) today marched through the streets of New Delhi to lodge their protest against Soviet Union intervention in Afghanistan.

  • Description

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    Shot of women demonstrators leading the march through New Delhi streets carrying banners and shouting Anti Soviet Union slogans.


    2.
    Several different shots of demonstrators carrying Banners, Hammer and Sickle Red Flag and shouting Anti Soviet slogans march through New Delhi streets.


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    Shot of women marchers shouting Anti Soviet slogans as they proceed towards Soviet Embassy.


    4.
    Shot of Sikh demonstrators march towards Soviet Embassy.


    5.
    CS of an old Sikh demonstrator marching towards Soviet Embassy.


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    Shot of Riot Police with Rope cordon outside Soviet Embassy.


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    Shot of Police with rope cordon and in background Soviet Embassy.


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    Back shot of armed police standing o the roadside as the demonstrators proceed towards Soviet Embassy.


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    Several different shots of armed police and Riot Police.


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    Shot of armed police in foreground and demonstrators in background seated.


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    Several different shots of women, men and children seated shouting slogans... with raised arms.


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    Back shot of demonstrators seated and in background at distance Soviet Embassy.


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    Two shots of armed police.


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    Shot of demonstrators seated shouting slogans.


    15.
    Shot of Red flags and demonstrates seated.





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    Background: About 2000 workers of Communist Party India (Marxist - Leninists) today marched through the streets of New Delhi to lodge their protest against Soviet Union intervention in Afghanistan. They also protested against t the presence of Soviet troops in Afghanistan. The demonstrators including women, children and men marched for nearly two hours in hot sun to reach Soviet Embassy to lodge their protest. They carried banners and Red Flags with Hammer & Sickle. On reaching Soviet Embassy, the demonstrators were stopped quite a distance from Soviet Embassy by the armed Police. The demonstrators squatted before the Embassy and shouted anti Soviet slogans. The police had made elaborate arrangements to avoid any untoward incident. The demonstration was peaceful

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2F9HNHGJMNQ3RVCEF10ZMTIN2
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F9HNHGJMNQ3RVCEF10ZMTIN2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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