• Short Summary

    THERE WERE MORE DEMONSTRATIONS IN CALCUTTA AS THE BENGAL ASSEMBLY OPENED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), THE BENGAL STATE GOVERNOR LATER SUSPENDED THE ASSEMBLY AFTER FIST FIGHTS IN THE HOUSE.

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    THERE WERE MORE DEMONSTRATIONS IN CALCUTTA AS THE BENGAL ASSEMBLY OPENED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), THE BENGAL STATE GOVERNOR LATER SUSPENDED THE ASSEMBLY AFTER FIST FIGHTS IN THE HOUSE.

    THE RIOTS HAVE SPREAD TO OTHER PARTS OF INDIA.

    THE LATEST DEMONSTRATIONS IN CALCUTTA ARE ON A SMALL SCALE COMPARED TO LAST WEEK'S RIOTS IN WHICH AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE WERE KILLED, AND ALMOST 3,000 ARRESTED.

    POLICE, BACKED BY THOUSANDS OF TROOPS WERE ABLE TO CONTAIN THE DEMONSTRATORS. THE SECURITY FORCE AGAIN USED TEAR GAS AND STEEL TIPPED CHANGES TO REPEL THE DEMONSTRATORS. THE DEMONSTRATORS ARE CALLING FOR THE RE-INSTATING OF THE COMMUNIST UNITED FRONT GOVERNMENT TO THE WEST BENGAL ASSEMBLY. THE STATE GOVERNOR DISMISSED THE UNITED FRONT LAST WEEK AND FORMED A NEW GOVERNMENT UNDER DR. P.C. GHOSH. THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, MR. B.K. BANERJEE ADJOURNED THE HOUSE INDEFINITELY TODAY, AFTER SAYING THAT THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF DR. GHOSH WAS ILLEGAL. THE STATE GOVERNOR, DHARMA VIRA LATER SUSPENDED THE ASSEMBLY.

    DR. BANERJEE SAID THAT HE THOUGHT THERE WAS NO LEGALLY APPOINTED CHIEF MINISTER IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS...

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSBYW00GNA0NE5TFMZMI8CS5
    Media URN:
    VLVABSBYW00GNA0NE5TFMZMI8CS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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