• Short Summary

    INDIA'S CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE, THE COUNTRY'S TOP POLICY-MAKERS, MET FORMALLY IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE DEATH OF THE LATE PRIME MINISTER, MR.

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    INDIA'S CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE, THE COUNTRY'S TOP POLICY-MAKERS, MET FORMALLY IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE DEATH OF THE LATE PRIME MINISTER, MR. SHASTRI.

    THE COMMITTEE WAS CALLED TO EXPRESS CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH OF MR SHASTRI ON TUESDAY BUT THEY ALSO DISCUSSED INFORMALLY THE URGENT ISSUE OF SUCCESSOR FOR MR SHASTRI.

    FOR MEN AND ONE WOMAN ARE CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO BE THE MAIN CONTENDERS FOR THE INDIAN PREMIERSHIP WHICH WILL BE DISCUSSED FORMALLY TODAY. THE FIVE CONTENDERS ARE MR NANDA, WHO IS NOW ACTING PRIME MINISTER AND WHO WAS HOME MINISTER BEFORE MR SHASTRI'S DEATH; MR CHAVAN; WHO HAS BEEN DEFENCE MINISTER SINCE THE END OF THE FIGHTING MINISTER WHO CONTENDED THE POSITION AFTER THE DEATH OF MR NEHRU; MR KAMRAJ WHO HAS BEEN PRESIDENT OF THE CONGRESS PARTY SINCE 1963; MR SUBRAMANIAM, MINISTER OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE; MRS INDIRA GANDHI, DAUGHTER OF MR NEHRU AND NOW MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABQH20MBKAAYFV7QSGXB2KCBA6
    Media URN:
    VLVABQH20MBKAAYFV7QSGXB2KCBA6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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