• Short Summary

    SOME 10,000 INDIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS STAGED A 2 1/2-MILE PROTEST MARCH IN NEW DELHI ON MONDAY (NOV 11).

  • Description

    1.
    MS TEACHERS IN PROTEST MARCH, POLICE STANDBY OPPOSITE MRS. GANDHI'S OFFICE AS THEY ASSEMBLE (FOUR SHOTS)
    0.25

    2.
    MS TEACHERS SQUAT AND CHEERING
    0.28

    3.
    CU LOUDSPEAKER
    0.32

    4.
    CU LEADER SPEAKS
    0.33

    5.
    MS TEACHER SQUATTED
    0.36

    6.
    LS TEACHERS AGAIN (TWO SHOTS)
    0.46



    Initials CAR/VS/MK/CA/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOME 10,000 INDIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS STAGED A 2 1/2-MILE PROTEST MARCH IN NEW DELHI ON MONDAY (NOV 11). THEY WERE DEMANDING FOR A NATIONAL PAY SCALE OF RUPEES 150-300 (ABOUT GBP7-GBP14) PLUS ALLOWANCES AT GOVERNMENT RATES AS RECOMMENDED BY A SALARIES COMMISSION.

    THE PROTEST MARCH WAS ORGANISED BY THE ALL-INDIA TEACHERS FEDERATION.

    THE TEACHERS CAME FROM ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AND THEY INCLUDED A LARGE NUMBER OF WOMEN.

    POLICE STOOD BY AS THEY ASSEMBLED OPPOSITE THE OFFICE OF PRIME MINISTER MRS. INDIRA GHANDI. A RALLY WAS HELD TO PROTEST AGAINST THE TEACHERS' SERVICE CONDITIONS.

    THEIR OTHER DEMANDS INCLUDE VOTING RIGHTS FOR PRIMARY TEACHERS' CONSTITUENCIES, UNIFORM SERVICE CONDITIONS AND THE APPOINTMENT OF A WAGE BOARD TO FIX THEIR SALARIES FROM TIME TO TIME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5JY1PT0MQUF5HW9IGCF1P75DN
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JY1PT0MQUF5HW9IGCF1P75DN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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