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How many of you remember 'Emergency' imposed by Late Smt. Indira Gandhi ? comments

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Asked by Amit Dhabboo, 09 Apr '10 04:27 pm
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I was not born then. But when I read books on her, only two words comes from my mouth and i.e. "great woman". That was her charisma. Indira Gandhi arguably the greatest parliamentarian this country has ever seen was a great narrator and one of the best leaders of her generation. She was one of the most charismatic and peoples leaders of modern India. Even when her political views were out of favor, she was admired for her razor-sharp wit and quick thinking. She knew it very well how to make sensible decisions and when to take tough decisions in order to protect India and Indians. In modern India especially in this trouble time, our nation needs a leader like her. She was the lady who made us to believe that we could (India) win in any situation and in any circumstances. Only she has the courage to stand against all the odds and make tough decisions be it Bangladesh liberation war in 1972 or nuclear program in 1974. Today India needs a leader like her but unfortunately we don't have one ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 09 Apr '10 04:37 pm

 
  
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Yes remember it very well
Answered by rajan, 01 Jul '13 03:04 pm

 
  
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In 1971, we won a great war against Pakistan and helped to liberate Bangla Desh.Almost a lakh of their soldiers were in our custody and we were holding on to a lot of Pakistani territory.
And Indira Gandhi, magmanimously frittered all this away at the Simla Agreement, to the wily Z.A. Bhutto.We could have held on to the prisoners and the territories, with a deal on Kashmir then.
Indira Gandhi's popularity dipped down in 1975, just four years later and she had the pliant President issue a proclamation imposing the Emergency.It was the most draconian law passed in free India. All the opposition leaders were jailed, individual freedom was curtailed and a mass family planning program was put in action.
There was censorship imposed on the news. And the TV went on blaring ridiculous news of PM Indira or Congress President Indira. Sanjay Gandhi became the extra Constitutional power, with no responsibility. And he went totally awry.We expected some sense from Acharya Vinobha Vhave at th ...more
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 09 Apr '10 08:07 pm

 
  
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