• Short Summary

    Despite a ban on demonstrations, protestors against the recent Simla peace agreement signed between India and Pakistan poured through the streets of Old Delhi on Tuesday (11th July), pushing through police cordons and burning a representation of the agreement.

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    GV & SV's demonstrators carrying mock agreement (3 shots)
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    2.
    SV Police struggle to hold back mob
    0.34

    3.
    GV Crowd move on PAN TO mounted policeman
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    4.
    SV Demonstrators collecting paper and rags
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    GV Demonstrator setting fire to mock agreement and paper and bags (2 shots)
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    GV Demonstration moving on
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    SV Police walking towards fire
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    SV Line of police
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    GV PAN Police-bus carrying arrested men
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Despite a ban on demonstrations, protestors against the recent Simla peace agreement signed between India and Pakistan poured through the streets of Old Delhi on Tuesday (11th July), pushing through police cordons and burning a representation of the agreement.

    The demonstrators were members of the rightist Nationalist Jan Sangh, the party which has bitterly opposed the Simla Agreement as a "sell-out" since its signing between Indian Prime Minister Mrs. Gandhi and President Bhutto of Pakistan on 3rd July. Similar Jan Sangh demonstrationist greeted Mrs. Gandhi on her return to Delhi after the signing, and have recurred intermittently since than in both Delhi and Bombay. the demonstration was significant in the protesters virtually ignored the heavy policy cordons and barricade appeared more determined than ever to make their protests heard. More than three-hundred arrests wee made.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB8MURMVR7B978IEDC3FCF52QA
    Media URN:
    VLVAB8MURMVR7B978IEDC3FCF52QA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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