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23 Year Old's Thoughts on The Emergency - India Betwen 1975 and 1977

The Emergency - fancily called the darkest days of India happened about 40 years back. For most of us, we might not actually know what an emergency is because, since we were born (1992, 1992), we mostly would never have heard the word Emergency being used. I have to confess that I am no expert about ALL the facts and factoids and I am quite certain, I would have missed reading some. I will be saving a valuable 10 seconds of my life by using E instead of the word Emergency henceforth.

A significant information one should know before going ahead and reading this is that I am a huge fan of Indira Gandhi and she is one among the many that have seriously inspired me. Others being Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Einstein, Kamal Hasan and J.K. Rowling. I admired Indira initially in my early ages for her looks. The lady as I saw her, was a bold, strong and able leader. Back in those days when it was a rarity to see women in the public walks of life, where it was a norm for women to stay indoors and e…