• Short Summary

    General 1 strike in Delhi to protest against corruption and demanding electoral reforms was nearly complete, though most of the shops remained closed for fear of violence between the parties sponsoring the general strike and the ruling Congress that has been opposing the strike.

  • Description


    Different shots of Chandni Chowk, the main shopping centre of Delhi.. shops closed etc.
    40ft


    Shot of two mounted police men sitting on a cot while horses stand nearby.



    Two different shots of armed policemen in the corridors.



    Shot of police with wireless in Chandni Chowk.



    Shot of two mounted policemen on patrol.



    Two different shots of buses playing.



    Shot of some shops open.



    MV of a lady shopping.



    Another shot of open shops with police guarding.




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    Background: General 1 strike in Delhi to protest against corruption and demanding electoral reforms was nearly complete, though most of the shops remained closed for fear of violence between the parties sponsoring the general strike and the ruling Congress that has been opposing the strike. However the strike was almost total though buses plied and some shops were opened under pusuasion of the Congress volunteers. These shops were protected by the police.

    In Biha r where Mr. Jai Prakash Narain is also leading agitation for the dissolution of the Assembly and electoral refoms the police had to resort to tear gassing and cane charge.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4EGI28NJ2I1KTR6J3PUFO2JR2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4EGI28NJ2I1KTR6J3PUFO2JR2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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