• Short Summary

    INDIA'S DEFENCE MINISTER KRISHNA MENON RETURNED TO DELHI YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FROM A VISIT TO THE EASTERN KASHMIR BATTLE AREA AND TOLD A MEETING OF 10,000 THAT THE COUNTRY MUST RALLY ALL ITS RESOURCES IN THE FACE OF AGGRESSION.

  • Description

    INDIA'S DEFENCE MINISTER KRISHNA MENON RETURNED TO DELHI YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FROM A VISIT TO THE EASTERN KASHMIR BATTLE AREA AND TOLD A MEETING OF 10,000 THAT THE COUNTRY MUST RALLY ALL ITS RESOURCES IN THE FACE OF AGGRESSION. HE HAD FLOWN OVER LADAKH WHERE CHINESE FORCES LAUNCHED MASSIVE ATTACKS ON INDIAN BORDER POSTS ON SATURDAY.

    SPEAKING TO MEMBERS OF INDIAN YOUTH ORGANISATIONS IN DELHI'S AJMAL KHAN PARK, MR MENON SAID; "WE MUST GEAR UP ALL OUR RESOURCES TO SMASH THE CHINESE ATTACK." WHETHER DECLARED OR NOT, WAR IN ITS REALITY AND ALL ITS GRAVITY HAD COME TO INDIA. THE COUNTRY MUST IMMEDIATELY PROCURE WEAPONS NEEDED IN A MODERN ARMED CONFLICT.

    THERE HAS BEEN AN OFFICIAL DENIAL OF PERSISTENT RUMOURS THAT THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER IS ABOUT TO RESIGN. HE HAS BEEN THE MAIN TARGET RECENTLY OF BITTER CRITICISM AROUSED BY INDIA'S "MANIFEST UNPREPAREDNESS IN THE PRESENT SITUATION".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8B5ATILCIYL378Y9V7CJCPX6
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8B5ATILCIYL378Y9V7CJCPX6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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