September 10, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Antulay Responds

The Maharashtra Chief Minister A R Antulay informed the Legislative Meeting on August 9 that he had submitted his resignation letter to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi the very day the controversy began over the gathering of funds for the Indira Gandhi Pratibha Pratishthan and different trusts. In his 50-minute speech in reply to the five-hour debate on the costs of corruption raised by the Opposition, the CM didn’t discuss with a number of particular factors. He concentrated his assault on the previous chief minister Sharad Pawar, the BJP chief Hashu Advani and Mr Goenka (an apparent reference to Ramnath Goenka, Chairman of The Indian Specific Newspapers). Referring to the allegations levelled by the Opposition, he stated that after they have been in energy, “their deeds outmatched” his.

Manasarovar

The primary batch of 18 Indian pilgrims left on a go to to Manasarovar Lake and Kailash Parbat, the well-known Hindu shrines in Tibet, after a spot of 19 years. The Chinese language authorities had positioned a ban on Indian pilgrims in 1962. They got a send-off by a big crowd that included UP Chief Minister V P Singh.

Jagat Narain Shot

Jagat Narain, a former MP and founder-editor of the Hind Samachar group of newspapers, was shot lifeless by three assailants close to Ladhowal on the outskirts of Ludhiana. The three alleged killers have been arrested, based on Punjab CM Darbara Singh.

Censorship In Poland

Censorship was imposed for the primary time in Poland for the reason that Solidarity Impartial Union Federation started 5 days in the past. Not a single newspaper printed Solidarity’s assertion.

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