President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

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.