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    MR. EDVARD KARDELJ, A VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE YUGOSLAV FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) VISITED MAHIPALPUR?

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    MR. EDVARD KARDELJ, A VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE YUGOSLAV FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) VISITED MAHIPALPUR VILLAGE, ONE OF SEVERAL IN AN INDIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN DELHI STATE. MR. KARDELJ IS IN INDIA ON A NINE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT ENDING NEXT SATURDAY.

    AT MAHIPALPUR, MR. KARDELJ - ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE - WAS GARLANDED BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL AND TAKEN ON A TOUR OF THE MOST INTERESTING ASPECTS OF COMMUNITY LIFE.

    THE MEHRAULI COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK, CONSISTING OF 57 VILLAGES INCLUDING MAHIPALPUR, WAS STARTED IN APRIL 1956. LOCATED 11 MILES SOUTH OF DELHI, IT HOUSES 66,000 PEOPLE IN A FARMLAND AREA OF MORE THAN 57,000 ACRES. THE TERRAIN IS RESET BY A PROBLEM OF IRRIGATION. SO FAR, 157 WELLS HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED, AND NUMEROUS PUMPING SETS AND WATER WHEELS INSTALLED TO BRING THE VITAL LIQUID UP TO THE SURFACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC6PL941YDGPRI91WNSZCKMKGN
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6PL941YDGPRI91WNSZCKMKGN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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