• Short Summary

    One man was killed and a Communist legislator was seriously injured in outbreaks of violence during a 24 hour general strike in West Bengal, India.

  • Description

    One man was killed and a Communist legislator was seriously injured in outbreaks of violence during a 24 hour general strike in West Bengal, India.

    The pro Moscow Communist Party of India and the Marxist Communist Party joined forces to sponsor the strike to protest against "profiteers, hoarders and high prices".

    Both the Government and the strike organisers said the strike was about 50 per cent successful.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADIKUQIG0VNS2FB2ZF38IXX9GG
    Media URN:
    VLVADIKUQIG0VNS2FB2ZF38IXX9GG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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