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India / Focus #38602

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 05, 1975
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(Studio) Indira Gandhi leads country further from democracy. Warns unions not to strike during state of emergency. More political enemies under arrest.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(New Delhi, India) Gandhi moves to erase freedom. No assembly, dissent permitted. News media under strict censorship. Jayaprakash Narayan under arrest. Quotes from Gandhi's father, Jawaharial Nehru, must be cleared by censors. Same true of Mahatma Gandhi works. Opposition goes underground, minor disturbances staged. Present situation said long time in making. Paramil. force build-up noted.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Koppel, Ted

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