• Short Summary

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MRS INDIRA GANDHI, INAUGURATED THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BOKARO STEEL PLANT IN BIHAR STATE LAST SATURDAY.

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    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MRS INDIRA GANDHI, INAUGURATED THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BOKARO STEEL PLANT IN BIHAR STATE LAST SATURDAY.

    THE STEEL PLANT, BEING BUILT WITH SOVIET TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL AID, WILL HAVE AN INITIAL CAPACITY OF 1.7 - MILLION IN??? TONS OF STEEL. THE FIRST STAGE OF THE PLANT WILL BE COMPLETED BY 1971. ON SATURDAY MRS GANDHI ARRIVED AT BOKARO BY PLANE. A LARGE CROWD WAS THERE TO GREET HER AND AS SHE MADE HER WAY TO A WAITING CAR, AND SHE RECEIVED AN ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION. HOWEVER THERE WERE DEMONSTRATIONS BY AGITATORS. THEY WERE MEMBERS OF 6 THOUSAND FAMILIES WHO ARE SAID TO HAVE BEEN EJECTED FROM THE AREA WHERE THE STEEL PLANT IS BEING CONSTRUCTED. THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT SAYS, HOWEVER, THAT A TOWNSHIP FOR THE STEEL FACTORY WILL BE CONSTRUCTED AND WILL HAVE 10-THOUSAND HOUSES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5W4HL75KCTH126HTSYMAB26R1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W4HL75KCTH126HTSYMAB26R1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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