• Short Summary

    The veteran Gandhian Jay Prakash Narayan has called for a million people to march on Parliament in Delhi in support of his mass movement against Mrs Gandhi's government.

  • Description


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    1.
    Two shots of Bhartiya Lok Dal Party flag.


    2.
    Several different shots of the villagers seated -listening - shouting slogans by raising hands etc.


    3.
    Shot of Mr. Sondhi (BLD leaders) addressing and pan to crowd.


    4.
    Shot of a batch of villagers arriving at the meeting (these villagers live about 100 miles from Delhi and are marching on foot to join the massive march of 6th March.)


    5.
    Shot of the same group reaching the meeting venue.


    6.
    Different shots of the meeting in progress.


    7.
    Shot of senior police officers standing and discussing Police arrangements for BIG MARCH.


    8.
    Shot of another batch of police officers having discussions.


    9.
    Shot of 3 police jeeps standing on the road with police drivers as the officers are having discussions.


    10.
    Shot of policemen.


    11.
    Shot of two lady police officers discussing arrangements.


    12.
    Shot of helmeted police officers at a crossing. (place marked for them for BIG MATCH).


    13.
    Two shots of Senior police officers including mr. Marwan (DIG) zoom close to him discussing near the meeting venue.


    14.
    Shot of the dais for the 6th March under preparation and the steel pipe railing erected all around as precautionary measure.


    15.
    Shot of policemen near the platform.


    16.
    Two different shots of Mr. Jaya Prakash Narain addressing Right Wing opposition party Jansangh session.


    17.
    Different shots of the party workers listening.


    18.
    Shot of Mr. Narain addressing.


    19.
    Two shot of Tully and Jai Prakash Narain.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The veteran Gandhian Jay Prakash Narayan has called for a million people to march on Parliament in Delhi in support of his mass movement against Mrs Gandhi's government.

    Small meetings were held in ??? all the states around Delhi to ??? to the capital for the March. Opposition party leaders from all the non communist parties addressed these meetings. Villagers came on foot from as far away as hundred miles from Delhi to the collecting points for the march. Opposition leaders claim they ??? had to walk because the government has been interfering with running of trains and buses. Ten thousand police have been specially drafted into Delhi to control the march although The organisers have appealed to all their supporters to make the march peaceful.

    Mr Narayan's movement started off over a year ago as a non political protest movement in his home state of Bihar. Opposition parties have now climbed on his bandwagon particularly the right wing nationalist Jan Sangh Party.

    The objectives of the movement have also widened and his movement is now seen as the first real challenge to Mrs Gandhi since her ??? electoral victories in 1971 & '72 and her successful conduct of the war against Pakistan.

    Mr Narayan claims to be a democrat. I asked him how he could save democracy by leading a mass movement against a democratically elected government.

    I asked mr narayan what his main charges against the Indira Gandhi government were ??? mr narayan what he hoped to achieve by this march.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA22L7ATJTN6OY260UOI9ST0ZNH
    Media URN:
    VLVA22L7ATJTN6OY260UOI9ST0ZNH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:11:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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