• Short Summary

    India's main Opposition party the Indian National Congress held countrywide protest rallies and demonstrations to gain support for its anti price rice stir.

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    1.
    Several different shots of demonstrators gathered at the rally shouting anti price rise demonstration.


    2.
    Shot of Mr. Chavan arrives.


    3.
    Shot of Mr. K.C. Pant (Gen Sect.) of Congress speaking in Hindi.


    4.
    Different shots of Mr. Chavan speaking in Hindi.


    5.
    Shot of a Jeep carrying Congress flag leading the procession followed by scooter riders etc.


    6.
    Several different shots of demonstrators including men - women and girls carrying placards - posters and congress flags shout Anti Price Rise slogans as they march towards the residence of Mr. Morarji Desai.


    7.
    Shot of Mr. Morarji Desai's residence.


    8.
    Shot of police standing outside Mr. Desai's residence with rope barricades.




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    Background: India's main Opposition party the Indian National Congress held countrywide protest rallies and demonstrations to gain support for its anti price rice stir. In New Delhi over 10,000 gathered to hear the leader of the Opposition Mr. Y.B. Chavan and the Party's General Secretary Mr. K.C. Pant. From the rally ground the demonstrators marched to the residence of the Prime Minister Mr. Morarji Desai. The demonstrators shouted slogans against the Janata government. A notable absence of slogan was any slogan for Mrs. Gandhi. Outside the residence of the Prime Minister Delhi's riot police cordoned off the area and kept the demonstrators away. The demonstration ended peacefully.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6CRGYEXRFBXQBGN81SDKR0TX8
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CRGYEXRFBXQBGN81SDKR0TX8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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