• Short Summary

    INDIA'S BIGGEST CITY, CALCUTTA, IS FACING A CRITICAL SITUATION - THE DANGER OF VIOLENCE AND A GENERAL STRIKE.

  • Description

    INDIA'S BIGGEST CITY, CALCUTTA, IS FACING A CRITICAL SITUATION - THE DANGER OF VIOLENCE AND A GENERAL STRIKE. THE SITUATION HAS BEEN BROUGHT ABOUT BY THE DISMISSAL OF THE UNITED FRONT GOVERNMENT IN WEST BENGAL (CALCUTTA IS THE CAPITAL). THE UNITED FRONT HAS CALLED FOR A MASS DEMONSTRATION TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY) AND A GENERAL STRIKE ON THURSDAY. THERE WAS DEMONSTRATION BY STUDENTS YESTERDAY IN THE CITY'S STREETS AND A NUMBER WERE ARRESTED BY POLICE.

    WEST BENGAL'S NEW CHIEF MINISTER, DR. P.C. GHOSH, HAS WARNED THAT STRONG ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR DISTURBANCES. THE UNITED FRONT PARTY, CLAIMED TO BE LEFT-WING, WAS DISMISSED BY THE WEST BENGAL GOVERNOR A WEEK AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36CXYJPR2ZQAR5E5A6Q8P62ET
    Media URN:
    VLVA36CXYJPR2ZQAR5E5A6Q8P62ET
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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