• Short Summary

    A fresh and beaming Mr. Desai addressed a crowded press conference on the day of?

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    Cutaways.
    22 ft


    Mr. Desai replying to questions on the internal troubles of the Janata Party, demanded for the resignation of the party President Mr. Chandrasekhar, and then moves onto give his impressions of his tour of USA.
    122 ft


    Replies to questions regarding possible arrest and prosecution of Mrs. Gandhi and then deals with her charge that India was being weakened by the Janata government. Then deals with the issue of nuclear explosions.
    250 ft


    Replies to a question that Public Opinion poll shows vast majority of people are against his policy of prohibition and he comments on that....
    288 ft


    NGNG regarding re-emergence of the forces of emergency.
    307 ft


    Replies to questions on the trial of Mrs. Gandhi and says he will not enact any laws in a rush to give retrospective effect but that the law will take its own course...etc.
    357 ft


    Says that the government is considering charges against Mrs. Gandhi and the decision is exsected soon-maybe in two months time.
    375 ft


    End of Presser...
    376 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A fresh and beaming Mr. Desai addressed a crowded press conference on the day of his return from 11 days tour abroad. The very first question related to the differences amongst the various constituents of the Janata Party. Later Mr. Desai evaded questions regarding the possible arrest of Mrs. Gandhi and only went onto say that the government would decide upon her possible prosecution within the next two months and that the law must take its own course.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4PJRVS6Z1WYI9CP56LU3ODCGP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PJRVS6Z1WYI9CP56LU3ODCGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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