General Election in BG - Monday Dec 7, 1964 - Copy

 

People in Georgetown waiting in line to vote in the British Guiana general elections of Monday, December 7, 1964. The PPP won a majority but Her Majesty’s governor Sir Richard Luyt, bypassing the PPP, invited the PNC and UF to form a coalition government. Once again Dr. Cheddi Jagan paid an exacting price for his dalliance with communism. “Clubland” was an organization for Methodist youths in Georgetown and was in existence up until 1992.

Rishi Singh