• Short Summary

    On the second day of all India Port strike the Calcutta Port came to a stand-still position and no food ships was unloaded or the already loaded food-grains were removed to the Government food department. 11 food ships are now waiting to be unloaded in Calcutta which have been stopped for the call of strike by the All India Port Workers Federation from January 16th.

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    Shots of the trapped ships in Kidirpur Docks, Calcutta The Sail without any operation... the empty dock yard... food bags left uncarried...goat eating food-grain... the lonely dock area... the trapped ships at the docks... the dock gate with Red flags... more ships in port... the idle cranes etc




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    Background: On the second day of all India Port strike the Calcutta Port came to a stand-still position and no food ships was unloaded or the already loaded food-grains were removed to the Government food department. 11 food ships are now waiting to be unloaded in Calcutta which have been stopped for the call of strike by the All India Port Workers Federation from January 16th. The Government of India had declared the dock strike illegal.

    The Government is trying to use the Army for unloading the food-ships under special condition.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA86WMUV0F20FNHZUSDQW2GE2VX
    Media URN:
    VLVA86WMUV0F20FNHZUSDQW2GE2VX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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