Peaceful but determined protesters hold a candlelight rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi—AFP

Peaceful but determined protesters hold a candlelight rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi—AFP

Peaceful but determined protesters hold a candlelight rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi—AFP

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.

The declaration of a state of Emergency in India forty years ago is a matter of debate even now.