Protesters shield themselves as police prepare to beat them with sticks during a violent demonstration near the India Gate-AP

Protesters shield themselves as police prepare to beat them with sticks during a violent demonstration near the India Gate-AP

Protesters shield themselves as police prepare to beat them with sticks during a violent demonstration near the India Gate-AP

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.