The picketing of Oil India pipe line headquarter which has resulted in oil supply being cut off to the rest of India is still continuing by the Assam Students, now joined in spo???ously by people from all walks of Assamese life.
GV students and others sitting in picket lines outside the Oil India pipe line headquarters at Narengi.
A student leader addressing and asking every one to stand in silence in memory of a student who died while picketing. Various shots of students and others standing in silence. Various shots of students names being registered for picketing. Close ups of names registered.
Student leader addressing the pickets.
Close Up of the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and zoom open to women sitting in picket.
A procession of women arriving to join the picketing.. close ups of old women in the procession etc.
Street scenes of Gauhati and river Brahmaputra.
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Background: The picketing of Oil India pipe line headquarter which has resulted in oil supply being cut off to the rest of India is still continuing by the Assam Students, now joined in spo???ously by people from all walks of Assamese life. Several thousand are very quietly sitting down outside the Pipe Line headquarter. On 17th They stood in silence of to pray for one who died a natural death while picketing. Women from villages were joining them in the picketing. Hundreds continued to give their names to join in the oil picketing. The students are demanding expulsion of foreign nationals from Assam. the foreign nationals are ???ai???ly some three million bangladeshis who have entered Assam in the last thirty years or so.
Meanwhile the city of Gauhati and the rest of Assam state continues to be absolutely normal without showing any sign on 18th of April toe decided on their next course of action following the breakdown of talsk with Mrs. Gandhi.