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    Procession of the Congress (I), Sanjay Gandhi leads the procession, banners calling for withdrawal of 'Black Bill', processionist shouting slogans etc.
    5 ft


    More shots as above.
    70 ft


    and: Youth Congress workers running towards shops, asking shop keepers to close down, police charge with canes, processionist running about, tear gas fired, tear gas smoke, leaders of youth Congress laying on the road as they get hurt, Sanjay Gandhi talking to police officers, march towards police station, police officer hurt, etc. shops looted, Shot of Parliament street police station, Sanjay inside.



    Top shots of crowds running helter shelter, police chase them. Group of Youth congress volunteers on the road, a tear gas shell smoking picked up by a rioter and thrown back at police, crowd runs etc.



    May I demonstration by Mrs. Indira Gandhi's Congress Party against the proposed Special Courts turned violent in New Delhi. The procession of several thousand supporters was led by her younger son Mr. Sanjay Gandhi. As the processionists reached the main shopping centre of New Delhi the Jan Path, Connaught Place complex several of them ran towards the shops asking the shopkeepers to close down. Violence followed. Police charged them with canes followed by firing of tear gas. The demonstrators stoned the police and some times successful threw back the tear gas shells. As the processionists called for the shops to be closed, several of them indulged in loot. At the end of violence several hundred including Sanjay Gandhi were arrested.




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    Sound break towards end of roll as make wire got pulled in mallee.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1O4DZ2NWT1CEI4UY1UN3VE3N
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1O4DZ2NWT1CEI4UY1UN3VE3N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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