On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the dark days marked by the period “can never be forgotten”.
Looking back at the chequered legacy of the Emergency phase in India’s history, Prime Minister Modi pledged to strengthen India’s democratic spirit and live up to the values enshrined in the Constitution.
“The #DarkDaysOfEmergency can never be forgotten. The period from 1975 to 1977 witnessed systematic destruction of institutions. Let us pledge to do everything possible to strengthen Indias democratic spirit, and live up to the values enshrined in our Constitution, posted Prime Minister Narendra Modi from his official handle on Twitter.