• Short Summary

    MR KRISHNA MENON, FORMER INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, HAS BEGUN ELECTIONEERING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTIONS IN FEBRUARY.

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    MR KRISHNA MENON, FORMER INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, HAS BEGUN ELECTIONEERING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTIONS IN FEBRUARY. IN DECEMBER OF LAST YEAR HE RESIGNED FROM THE RULING CONGRESS PARTY BUT LATER DECIDED TO STAND AS AN INDEPENDENT M.P. HE HAS REPRESENTED NORTH-EAST BOMBAY IN PARLIAMENT FOR 10 YEARS.

    ON SUNDAY (JAN 22) MR MENON SPENT TIME MEETING HIS CONSTITUENTS AND VISITING THEIR HOMES. ACCOMPANIED BY MR. H.R. GOKHALE, ANOTHER PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE, HE ALSO ATTENDED A FUNCTION AT THE NATIONAL BUTTON FACTORY.

    MR. MENON RESIGNED FROM THE CONGRESS PARTY BECAUSE HE WAS REFUSED RENOMINATION TO HIS CONSTITUENCY. HE IS STANDING AGAINST MR. S.BARVE, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE INDIAN PLANNING COMMISSION, WHO HAS THE BACKING OF A POWERFUL RIGHT-WING GROUP HEADED BY RAILWAYS MINISTER S.K. PATIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7X0TDQ5ZYSJRLUACA0NJ9K4F8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7X0TDQ5ZYSJRLUACA0NJ9K4F8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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