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India / Elections / Sikh-Hindu Conflict #88361

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1984
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(Studio) Contd. violence surrounding elecs. in India reported Expected win of Rajiv Gandhi and his Congress party noted. Recent assassination of Gandhi's mother, Prime Min. Indira Gandhi, by Sikh bodyguards mentioned. Contd. division between Sikhs and Hindus cited.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Trilokpuri, India) Events in wake of Gandhi assassination, campaign and violence against Sikhs by Hindus and Muslims, described. Incident in town of Trilokpuri outlined. [Teacher Chamin LAL - describes violence.] Sikhs said now living in nearby refugee camp; escort by police to vote noted. Jumna River mentioned.
REPORTER: Stone Phillips

Jennings, Peter;
Phillips, Stone

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