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The Emergency Then and Now

06.15.2010 · Posted in Meetings and Events

The Emergency Then and Now

A Public Lecture and Discussion

Shri Kuldip Nayar

Shri Shiv Sundar

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 6:30 PM

Multi Purpose Hall,
St. Joseph’s College,
Lalbagh Road,
(Near the Double road circle)

On June 25th 1975, the President of India Shri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed declared a state of Emergency on the directions of the then Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi. The Emergency was a dark period in Indian democracy. Civil Liberties and all the 6 freedoms under article 19 of the constitution were suspended. This Public Lecture is being organized to mark the 35th anniversary of the day the Emergency was declared.

About Shri Kuldip Nayar
Shri Kuldip Nayar is one of India’s most respected and senior-most journalists. He was one of the leading voices of protest during the Emergency.


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