• Short Summary

    THE FORMER INDIAN-DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, MR. NORARJI DESAI, ON MONDAY ( 22 SEPTEMBER) BEGAN A?

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    THE FORMER INDIAN-DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, MR. NORARJI DESAI, ON MONDAY ( 22 SEPTEMBER) BEGAN A FAST WHICH, HE SAYS, WILL LAST "UNTIL PEACE RETURNS TO STRIFE-TORN AHMEDABAD". MEANWHILE, THE HOUSE WHERE GHANDI PREACHED PEACE AND BROTHERHOOD 50 YEARS AGO HAS ALSO COME UNDER ATTACK IN THE COMMUNAL VIOLENCE.

    MR. DESAI STARTED HIS FAST SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL IN AHMEDABAD. HE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO FAST IN DELHI, AND BEGAN HIS FAST AT THE GUJARAT VIDYAPEETH UNIVERSITY WHERE HE IS STAYING.

    IN THE COMMUNAL VIOLENCE, THE HOUSE AT SABARHATI ASHRAN, WHERE GANDHI USED TO SPEAK HAS BEEN ATTACKED, AND THE PRESENT RESIDENT, 70-YEAR-OLD MR. GOOLAH JURESHI, THREATENED. HIS HOME WAS RANSACKED AND HIS BOOKS ON LAW--HE IS A LAWYER--WERE BURNED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA752HD7H6UUKBL2HT25MU6YOWB
    Media URN:
    VLVA752HD7H6UUKBL2HT25MU6YOWB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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