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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 2, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Gandhi exam faces revolt new Delhi Reuter Rajiv Gandhi Congress party lost its hold in Northern India yesterday in humiliating state election defeats that May prompt a revolt against the former prime in More bloody turmoil in the Himalayan North of Security forces were reported to have killed at least 29 people and wounded 45 More in pro Independence the Congress party lost Power in and possibly Northern first returns from tuesdays elections it also lost three of the four other state political analysts said Gandhi party needs to hold at least one Northern hindi speaking state or Gandhi May face a revolt against his leadership within the his party is out of National Power for Only the second time since Independence from Britain in but the results gave a major boost to the governing janata dal party of prime minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh and its the hindu revival is Bharatia janata Between they gained at least six states and Western Diplo Mats said this will alter the face of Indian Gandhi Congress lost control of hindi speaking him Achal Adhya Pravesh and Rajasthan in the North and looked set to lose in Northern Bihar where poll violence claimed 90 lives Gandhi had already lost utter the biggest Indian state in terms of during the general election last Singh janata dal party governs and both Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir states in the North Are under presidential control from new Delhi due to unrest Security forces killed at least 29 people and wounded 45 in Kashmir yesterday when they fired on mus Lim protesters demanding Independence from an Indian news Agency the United news of quoting stat fun radio said sol Diers shot at demonstrators shouting ant India slogans at Teng Pura in killing is people and wounding in another police and soldiers killed 14 people at Zakoura near almost 175 people have been killed in clashes with Indian Security forces since Muslim militants intensified their Freedom Campaign in the Only electoral Silver lining for the Congress party was in the West Ern state of Maharashtra where Early trends showed it appeared set to retain the Bharatia janata party won a majority of seats in him Achal and Adhya Pravesh and looked set to form the state government with the janata dal in Rajasthan and the janata Cal swept to Power in the coastal state of Oris the defeats completed the humiliation of Gandhi party in the in the National the party is mainly represented from the 70 die As madness in Beirut starts again Beirut Reuter rival christians fought from House to House for control of East Beirut killing 70 people in fighting waged with rockets and Security sources said the dead included 30 about 150 peo ple were the fighting set the main Dora commercial District ablaze and voice of Lebanon radio pleaded for firefighters to tackle a huge fire raging threatening Lebanon main fuel Security sources said troops of Michel Aoun gained some ground in their it began before Dawn and continued unabated All with shells and rockets smashing into residential sometimes at a rate of 20 a let them group us in one place and kill All of us at said one this would be better than killing us in another said we woke up think ing it was a but found that the madness had started fighting eased slightly As night the sources said nouns soldiers pushed 300 metres into lebanese forces militia lines in the sin Alfil capturing two streets and the strategic 12storey Mima Chalouh office the tallest building in the yesterdays casualties raised the Overall toll since fighting broke out 31 to 780 killed and wound the fighting ended a fragile 13day ceasefire Between nouns troops and the Leba Nese forces in the Battle for control of Lebanon Christian it shattered peace negotiations by Christian including the the two sides first fought after Aoun ordered the lebanese forces to disarm and he also de mands that Geagea Back his rejection of Syria backed president Elias based in West hop 1990 your moneys and More we Sto vat Tutt smi9 nearest you the four tag now Tow to open to monday to Tod to Polo 1619 a Tonan Regent and a Vado 2311 map Tuupo st copyright Canada or we Rotor to

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