• Short Summary

    A FIERCE STRUGGLE IS GOING ON IN THE HALLS AND PARKS OF THE NORTH EAST BOMBAY CONSTITUENCY FOR VOTES IN THE INDIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS NEXT MONTH.

  • Description

    A FIERCE STRUGGLE IS GOING ON IN THE HALLS AND PARKS OF THE NORTH EAST BOMBAY CONSTITUENCY FOR VOTES IN THE INDIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS NEXT MONTH. THE FORMER INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. KRISHNA MENON, IS STANDING AS AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE AGAINST MR. S.G. BARVE, FORMER MEMBER OF THE INDIAN PLANNING COMMISSION, WHO HAS THE BACKING OF THE POWERFUL RIGHT-WING CONGRESS GROUP IN BOMBAY. THE GROUP IS HEADED BY THE RAILWAYS MINISTER, MR. S.K. PATIL, WHO SUCCESSFULLY BARRED MR. MENON'S RENOMINATION. MR. MENON HAS HELD THE NORTH-EAST BOMBAY CONSTITUENCY FOR TEN YEARS.

    MR. MENON RESIGNED FROM THE CONGRESS PARTY LAST MONTH AFTER ITS REFUSAL TO READOPT HIM AS CANDIDATE. HE WAS ON THE LEFT WING OF THE PARTY.

    THE BOMBAY STATE CONGRESS COMMITTEE CHOSE MR. BARVE BEFORE MR. MENON ANNOUNCED HIS RESIGNATION.

    ABOUT 600,000 VOTERS WILL GO TO THE POLLS IN NORTH-EAST BOMBAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUCMQ2OLRRO22G4F775MVUSHL
    Media URN:
    VLVACUCMQ2OLRRO22G4F775MVUSHL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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