• Short Summary

    MR. NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, AND SHEIKH ABDULLAH, "LION OF KASHMIR", TODAY BEGAN A?

  • Description

    MR. NEHRU, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, AND SHEIKH ABDULLAH, "LION OF KASHMIR", TODAY BEGAN A CRUCIAL MEETING IN NEW DELHI TO DISCUSS KASHMIR WHICH IS FOR INDIA BOTH A DOMESTIC AND AN INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM. SHEIKH ABDULLAH WAS ACQUITTED ON APRIL 8 OF CHARGES OF CONSPIRACY TO OVERTHROW THE KASHMIR GOVERNMENT AND FACILITATE THE STATE'S ANNEXATION BY PAKISTAN. SINCE HIS RELEASE, SHEIKH ABDULLAH HAS MADE TWO POINTS IN HIS PUBLIC SPEECHES -- THAT KASHMIRIS THEMSELVES HAVE NOT HAD THE OPPORTUNITY OF EXPRESSING THEIR VIEWS ABOUT THEIR FUTURE AND THAT ANY SOLUTION MUST BE ACCEPTABLE TO INDIA, PAKISTAN AND THE KASHMIRIS.

    YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) ON THE EVE OF THE MEETING BETWEEN THE TWO MEN, THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS OF THE RIGHT WING HINDU PARTY BHARATIYA JANA SANGH DEMONSTRATED IN NEW DELHI AGAINST SHEIKH ABDULLAH, DEMANDING HIS RE-ARREST. THE DEMONSTRATION, OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, PASSED OFF WITHOUT INCIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAQ5294GHBCB8HYTWZXY3W2WY0
    Media URN:
    VLVAQ5294GHBCB8HYTWZXY3W2WY0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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