• Short Summary

    IN SPITE OF HER PREOCCUPATION WITH THE CURRENT CRISIS IN THE LEADERSHIP OF INDIA'S RULING CONGRESS PARTY, PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI FOUND TIME YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO WELCOME A PARTY OF JAPANESE MONKS AND OTHER JAPANESE BUDDHISTS AT HER RESIDENCE IN NEW DELHI.

  • Description

    IN SPITE OF HER PREOCCUPATION WITH THE CURRENT CRISIS IN THE LEADERSHIP OF INDIA'S RULING CONGRESS PARTY, PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI FOUND TIME YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO WELCOME A PARTY OF JAPANESE MONKS AND OTHER JAPANESE BUDDHISTS AT HER RESIDENCE IN NEW DELHI.

    THE RECEPTION CAME ON A DAY OF RIVAL MEETING HELD BY THE TWO WARRING FACTIONS OF THE CONGRESS PARTY, ONE OF WHICH IS HEADED BY MRS GANDHI; THE PRIME MINISTER ALSO MET REPORTERS TO EXPLAIN THE CONTROVERSY, AND THERE WAS INTENSE POLITICAL ACTIVITY TO BRING ABOUT A SOLUTION OF THE CRISIS.

    NEVERTHELESS, MRS GANDHI APPEARED AT EASE AND UNHURRIED AS SHE TALKED TO THE VISITORS FROM JAPAN IN THE GROUNDS OF HER RESIDENCE.

    THE MEETING OF THE JAPANESE WITH MRS GANDHI FOLLOWED THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY AT THE INDIAN BUDDHIST SHRINE AT RAJGIR A WEEK AGO (25 OCTOBER) WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY THE MOST VENERABLE FJII GURUJII, PRESIDENT OF JAPAN'S BUDDHIST COMMUNITY, AND OTHER JAPANESE VISITORS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA730HN3WMYWITZ06DKEXBIY2S
    Media URN:
    VLVA730HN3WMYWITZ06DKEXBIY2S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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