• Short Summary

    BUDDHIST MONKS HAVE JOINED IN LAST-MINUTE CAMPAIGNING IN THE CEYLON GENERAL ELECTION, WHICH TAKES PLACE TOMORROW (MONDAY.) THEY HAVE SPLIT INTO TWO CAMPS; ONE SUPPORTING THE COALITION GOVERNMENT, THE OTHER THE OPPOSITION.

  • Description

    BUDDHIST MONKS HAVE JOINED IN LAST-MINUTE CAMPAIGNING IN THE CEYLON GENERAL ELECTION, WHICH TAKES PLACE TOMORROW (MONDAY.) THEY HAVE SPLIT INTO TWO CAMPS; ONE SUPPORTING THE COALITION GOVERNMENT, THE OTHER THE OPPOSITION.

    CEYLON'S PRIME MINISTER, MRS BANDARANAIKE, HAS ALLEGED THAT ANTI-GOVERNMENT BUDDHIST MONKS BELONGED TO SPECIAL SECTS CREATED BY TWO NEWSPAPER GROUPS, WHICH RECENTLY HAVE BEEN CRITICAL OF THE RULING FREEDOM PARTY AND ITS COALITION PARTNER, THE TROTSKYITE PARTY.

    THE GOVERNMENT IS CONFIDENT OF RETAINING POWER.ITS MAIN OPPOSITION WILL COME FROM THE RIGHT-WING ALLIANCE OF THE CONSERVATIVE UNITED NATIONAL PARTY AND DISSIDENTS WHO LEFT THE FREEDOM PARTY LAST DECEMBER.THEIR CAMPAIGN HAS CONCENTRATED ON THE DANGERS OF ALLEGED CHINESE SUBVERSION IN CEYLON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAS4ZLDS8PVEOZT5O1VQIAK4PC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAS4ZLDS8PVEOZT5O1VQIAK4PC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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