Emergency India’s darkest period, vibrant liberal democracy key to progress: PM Modi

1

As the nation marks the 40th anniversary of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that a vibrant liberal democracy is the key to progress. PM Modi also stated that everything should be done to strengthen democratic ideals and ethos.

The Prime Minister tweeted about the anniversary saying

Also Read:  Response from Pakistan to Indian veteran's blog published on jantakareporter.com

emer

“A vibrant liberal democracy is the key to progress. Let us do everything possible to further strengthen our democratic ideals & ethos,” he said.

The Prime Minister recalled that lakhs of people had resisted the Emergency declared by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on this day in 1975.

Also Read:  PM Modi launches three gold-related schemes

emer2

“We are very proud of the lakhs of people, who resisted the Emergency & whose efforts ensured that our democratic fabric is preserved,” he said.

“Inspired by the call of JP, several men & women across India selflessly immersed themselves in the movement to safeguard our democracy,” Modi said, referring to Jaiprakash Narain.

Also Read:  After NDTV India, Modi govt orders News Time Assam to be taken off air on 9 November

The Prime Minister said the Emergency brings back many memories and that youngsters had learnt a lot during the anti-Emergency movement.

1 COMMENT

  1. EMERGENCY WAS HAVING A SPECIFIC EVIL CHARACTER ……………..
    BUT AUTOCRACY ALONG WITH COMMUNALISM HAS MANY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here