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March 24, 1985

Rajiv Gandhi made his first trip as premier to India's troubled Punjab, home to most of the nation's Sikhs, and announced measures to rejuvenate the state. Among the measures are construction of a giant dam and hydro-electrical project on the banks of the Ravi River near the Pakistan border and of a large railroad car-manufacturing complex. Gandhi said that a resolution of the three-year-old Punjab crisis is still not in sight.

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