• Short Summary

    GOAN LEADER MOHAN RANADE, FREED AFTER MORE THAN 13 YEARS IN PORTUGUESE JAILS, WAS GIVEN AN ALL-PARTY RECEPTION IN BOMBAY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FOLLOWING HIS ARRIVAL IN INDIA EARLY LAST WEEK.

  • Description

    GOAN LEADER MOHAN RANADE, FREED AFTER MORE THAN 13 YEARS IN PORTUGUESE JAILS, WAS GIVEN AN ALL-PARTY RECEPTION IN BOMBAY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FOLLOWING HIS ARRIVAL IN INDIA EARLY LAST WEEK. THE 39-YEAR-OLD GOANESE LEADER WAS SENTENCED TO 28 YEARS' IMPRISONMENT IN 1956 FOR ATTACKING A POLICE STATION WHEN GOA STILL A PORTUGUESE TERRITORY. HE WAS TAKEN TO PORTUGAL IN 1959, THREE YEARS BEFORE INDIA ENTERED GOA IN 1961.

    DURING THE RECEPTION, MR. MOHANDE WAS PRESENTED WITH MANY GARLAND'S OF FLOWERS. AMONG THE MANY PEOPLE WATCHING WAS MR. MOHANDE'S MOTHER, 65-YEAR-OLD MRS. RAMABAI.

    AFTER THE GARLANDING SESSION, MR. SUDHIR PHADKE, A FRIEND AND ASSOCIATE OF MR. MOHANDE'S AND A MUSIC DIRECTOR, SANG A SONG IN PRAISE OF MR. MOHANDE, AND THEN SPOKE TO THE PEOPLE IN THE RECEPTION.

    MR. MOHANDE ANNOUNCED UPON HIS RELEASE THAT HE INTENDED TO CONTINUE HIS POLITICAL ACTIVITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABMHE5P5NTF8AG33URE6LHU30K
    Media URN:
    VLVABMHE5P5NTF8AG33URE6LHU30K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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