Indian Prime Ministers Mrs. Indira Gandhi said on Sunday (28 November) that Indian wanted peace,?
Indian Prime Ministers Mrs. Indira Gandhi said on Sunday (28 November) that Indian wanted peace, but that the country could not keep quite if its security was threatened.
Mrs. Gandhi was speaking at a political rally in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state which borders West Pakistan. She also warned that India would take all the steps necessary for safeguarding her interests and ideals.
She added that Pakistan had made the first steps in moving troops over the border. India, she said, had showed patience even then, and had moved her forces only after some days.
SYNOPSIS: On Sunday, the Indian Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, addressed a political rally in Jaipur -- the capital of the Rajasthan state, which borders West Pakistan. Crowds from all over the sate gathered to hear her speak.
Local political leaders and Jaipur representatives in Congress also attend the rally.
When Mrs. Gandhi arrived, she was given and enthusiastic welcome by local officials and the massive crowd which had gathered to hear her speak on the situation with Pakistan. Many of them had waited most of the day to hear her reassurances on the current troubles.
Mrs. Gandhi told the people that India wanted peace, but added that her country could not keep quite while its security was endangered. She warned that India would take all the steps necessary to safeguard her interests and ideals. Pakistan, she added, had been the first to move forces over the border, and India had shown patience even then, and had moved her forces only after some days. She also criticized the worlds powers, saying they appeared to be concerned more about their own interests instead of tacking the basic problems.