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Let’s remember the Emergency by speaking truth to power

Updated : June 25, 2018 12:33 PM IST

The imposition that lasted until March 21, 1977, involved large scale arrest and detention of almost all leaders of political parties that opposed the government.
Among the lessons learnt were that the democracy, guaranteed by our Constitution, shall not be taken as permanent and the Constitution was amended in a way that another emergency was possible only if there was an armed rebellion.
Let’s remember the Emergency by speaking truth to power
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