Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1964


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Feb 29, 2012, 12:30:07 PM (9 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1964

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     1''''1964: Key Events''' 
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     3* Nehru dies; Lal Bahadur Shastri becomes prime minister. The Communist Party of India splits, the majority of the rank and file going to the CPI (Marxist).  
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     5* The split is triggered by the India-China war, but the larger context is the CPSU’s support for the Congress, regarded as an imperialist ally by the CPI’s left wing.  
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     7* Following a split in the Congress and the imposition of president’s rule in Kerala, 800 CPI(M) cadres are arrested, including A. K. Gopalan, the best known of Kerala’s Marxist leaders.  
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     9* The indigenously manufactured Vaijayanta tank is the showpiece of the Indian Army’s arsenal. 
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     11* The National Film Archive of India is founded in Pune under the Information & Broadcasting Ministry. The Film Institute at Adyar, Madras, starts. Report on Indian Cinema for UNESCO by Jerzy Toeplitz, president of FIAF.  
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     13* He notes the Bombay cinema’s impact on the Hindi language.  
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     15* First Kashmiri film: Naizraat.