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India / Gandhi Defeat #251034

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 21, 1977
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(Studio) Opposition ousts Congress party and Indira Gandhi as prime minister in India elections.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Delhi, India) Reaction to election results noted. In competition for prime minister post are Jagjivan Ram and Morarji Desai. Desai, jailed during declared emergency, is leader of People's party [DESAI - says India is vindicated.] Sanjay Gandhi losses bid for parliament.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

(Studio) White House praises democrat process in India, refuses comment on results.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Collins, Peter;
Cronkite, Walter

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