Late PM of India Rajiv Gandhi visited the state of Meghalaya to inaugurate the Balphakram National Park on 27th Dec 1987. PMâ€™s visit to Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu., PMâ€™s visit to Shantiniketan (W.B.)., PM dedicates Hydro-Electric Project.
Women's group broke all the akor (Manner) and confronted Dr. D. D. Lapang, Chief Minister of Meghalaya 29th October 2004. This documentary is about the protest of the Meghalaya women association and various women NGOs against the setting up of the State Commission for women by the CM.
The film showing the visit India's Prime Minister, the late Indira Gandhi to the north-eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya to personally see the progress achieved there under the 20-Point Programme announced by her.
"1. CHARAN SINGH THE 5TH PRIME MINISTER: New Delhi, 26th July. President Sanjiva Reddy invites Mr Charan Singh, leader of the Janata Party (Secular) to form an alternative Government. Eight cabinet ministers are sworn in. Mr Charan Singh taking oath in Hindi. Janata Party (Secular) President Raj Narain addresses a public rally at Ram Leela Ground. 2.FLOODS IN RAJASTHAN: For the first time in 30 years the largely desert districts of Pali, Jodhpur, Barmer, Jalore and Nagour under floods. Army jawans engaged in rescue operations. 3. INDUSTRIAL NEWS: COAL BASED FERTILISER PROJECTS - Built built near the pit-heads at Ramagundam in Andhra Pradesh. Another one at Talcher. 4. REGIONAL NEWS (EAST): (a) SHIFTING OF JHUM CULTIVATION: In Byrnihat Meghalaya, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research has launched a projec to develop an alternative system of farming on slopes and terraces against jhum cultivation. (b) RATH YATRA - CAR FESTIVAL: Badipadha, Orissa. (c) CHILDREN'S PARK: At Patna, Bihar. (d) DIEH DIEN KHLAM FESTIVAL: Jowai town of Meghalaya, the Jaintias celebrate their popular annual festival. All the outdoor celebrations are for men only"
A 24 hour strike is called by Assamese militants to protest against the opening of the first session of the newly elected Assembly. There is heavy security in the state capital Gauhati, and other parts of Assam after recent anti-assembly uprisings.
350 people have died in election violence due to Assamese slaughtering Bengali immigrants whom they claim are not entitled to vote in the state elections. The last round of voting has been boycotted by half of the population as most opposition parties support the Assamese. Several people are shot by police as they attempt to steal the ballot boxes.