• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN. STEEL PLANT UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
    0.10

    2.
    LV & MV RUSSIAN TECHNICIANS ON SITE.
    0.16

    3.
    GV MEN WORKING ON SCAFFOLDING.
    0.21

    4.
    GV BULLDOZER WORKING.
    0.25

    5.
    GV WOMEN LABOURERS UNLOADING BASKETS OF SOIL.
    0.32

    6.
    SV MRS GANDHI DOWN AIRCRAFT STEPS AT BOKARO AIRSTRIP-GREETED (2 SHOTS)
    0.40

    7.
    MV RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR WAITING FOR MRS GANDHI.
    0.43

    8.
    GV & SV POLICE CLEAR CROWDS FROM MRS GANDHI'S CAR (3 SHOTS)
    0.51

    9.
    GV TRACKING SHOT - MOTORCADE.
    0.54

    10.
    GV TRACKING SHOT - CROWDS & 'WELCOME' (SIGN SIDE OF ROAD).
    1.00

    11.
    GV & SV MRS GANDHI ARRIVES AT STEEL PLANT SITE.
    1.08

    12.
    GV PAN. CROWD AT CEREMONY.
    1.18

    13.
    SV & CV RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR ADDRESSES CROWD.
    1.24

    14.
    SV SECTION OF CROWD.
    1.28

    15.
    SV MRS GANDHI ADDRESSES CROWD (2 SHOTS)
    1.36



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    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5W4HL75KCTH126HTSYMAB26R1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W4HL75KCTH126HTSYMAB26R1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including 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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