In Bionhos on Sunday (26 March), thousands of local farmers gathered to attend celebrations marking a record year.
GV ??? Farmers gathered at show ground
Farmers and workers
GV President Thieu
MS & SCU'S President Thieu giving out certificates
MS Precedent Thieu pinning medal on farmer (2 shots)
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Background: In Bionhos on Sunday (26 March), thousands of local farmers gathered to attend celebrations marking a record year. South Vietnamese President Thieu presented medals and citations to various landowners and form workers marking special achievements in cropping and agricultural techniques.
President Thieu also distributed land deeds to farm workers--a practice he began shortly before last year's elections. The now land before policies now give South Vietnamese peasants a share in the land they work. Landowners were later presented with compensation certificates.