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Some progress seen in session on Israeli exit from LebanonGandhi says assassination was part of a plot to divide India

Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi said Monday the assassination of his mother was part of a conspiracy to break up India. He told a crowd of 100,000 people attending a rally marking his mother's birthday: ''We will take revenge for this assassination, not by anger and rancor but by sinking all differences and fighting with all our might against the forces of disunity and disintegration.''

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