Demonstrations in India against Chinese incursions into Indian territory spread to Kerala, the southern state ruled until recently by a Communist-controlled Government.
GV Demonstrators leave harbour.
SV Demonstrators shake fists and shout slogans.
GV Demonstrators enter city.
GV Ditto carry placards.
TOP V..Demonstrators with placards and flags.
CU Placards: Communist Traitors quit India.
CU Ditto and flag.
CU Placard: (Long Live Nehru).
CU Another placard.
SCU Demonstrators shake fists.
CU Placard: We Will Not Tolerate Traitors.
CU Placard: Indian Workers Unite to Defend our Nation.
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Background: Demonstrations in India against Chinese incursions into Indian territory spread to Kerala, the southern state ruled until recently by a Communist-controlled Government. Workers carrying anti-Chinese slogans staged a big procession in Cochin, Dec. 1. It was Kerala's first major demonstration during India's present bitter dispute with China.
The protest procession - organised by Kerala's United Trades Unions and the Cochin Harbour Workers Union - marched from the harbour area into the city. On the demonstrators' banners were slogans calling on Indians to fight "the Chinese aggressors" and proclaiming support for Mr. Nehru.
Kerala's Communist-controlled Government was placed under President's rule last August after the widespread anti-Communist disturbances.
General elections are to be held in the state next month - when President Voroshilov and other Soviet leaders are to visit India.