From the archives: Take a look at HT’s coverage of the Emergency
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From the archives: Take a look at HT’s coverage of the Emergency

The Emergency was imposed on June 25, 1975 and had evoked nationwide outrage.

india Updated: Jun 25, 2017 13:55 IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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File photo of former prime minister Indira Gandhi.(Getty Images)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke of the Emergency imposed on June 25 in 1975 and said that “such a black night” cannot be forgotten.

The Modi-led NDA government has decided to observe anti-Emergency day on June 25-26 and asked all its ministers to hold programmes across the country to remind people how Emergency was clamped by former PM Indira Gandhi in 1975.

As Modi speaks of the “black night” and democratic values, here’a glimpse of HT’s coverage from the period: 

First Published: Jun 25, 2017 13:40 IST