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    India's Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi today (Monday 1 November) said the vast majority of Bengali refugees now in her country must return to Pakistan.

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    India's Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi today (Monday 1 November) said the vast majority of Bengali refugees now in her country must return to Pakistan.

    Answering questions at a luncheon given by the Foreign Press Association, she stressed that India could not tolerate almost nine million refugees on her soil.

    Mrs Gandhi, who is on a three-week tour of Western Europe and the United States, has spent four days in Britain. She has discussed Indo-Pakistan border clashes and prospects of resolving the East Pakistan crisis with British Prime Minister Edward Heath. Her official visit to Britain ends on Wednesday, when she leaves for Washington.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEF4GDC1T9URJLR1JYZKXC00DK
    Media URN:
    VLVAEF4GDC1T9URJLR1JYZKXC00DK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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