• Short Summary

    DEMONSTRATORS LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) BURNT A RADIO SET IN FRONT OF THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION OFFICE IN NEW DELHI IN PROTEST AGAINST ALLEGED ANTI-INDIAN BROADCASTS.

  • Description

    DEMONSTRATORS LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) BURNT A RADIO SET IN FRONT OF THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION OFFICE IN NEW DELHI IN PROTEST AGAINST ALLEGED ANTI-INDIAN BROADCASTS.

    ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED ON THE BBC'S OFFICE CARRYING PLACARDS READING "BBC KING OF FALSEHOOD" AND "DOWN WITH THE BRITISH CONSPIRACY AGAINST INDIA". WHEN THEY REACHED THE OFFICE THEY BURNT A RADIO SET MARKED BBC. THE BUILDING WAS CORDONED OFF BY A HUNDRED POLICE ARMED WITH STEEL TIPPED STAVES, AND ALTHOUGH THERE WAS A SCUFFLE NO ONE WAS HURT.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ONE OF SEVERAL, SPONSORED BY TRADE UNIONISTS, AGAINST THE BRITISH PRESS, THE BBC AND THE BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICE, FOR ALLEGED DIAS AGAINST INDIA IN REPORTING THE INDO-PAKISTAN CONFLICT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAFB7D24YNRYBC207D6BWS59JY
    Media URN:
    VLVAFB7D24YNRYBC207D6BWS59JY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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