Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-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.