Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday

Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday - PTI

Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday - PTI

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.