Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - PTI

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - PTI

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - PTI

Sadhus arrive for “Bhumi Pujan” on the banks of Yamuna river ahead of the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on Wednesday - 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.