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March 23, 1979, Forty Years Ago: JP Battles

Jayaprakash Narayan was put on dialysis amidst the unfortunate news of his supposed death.

August 28, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Clashes In Vizag

With Naval Petty Officer Bhatt, who died in the previous night’s clashes, the total deaths come to three, according to police, and five, according to non-official sources.


Forty Years Ago: August 18, 1978

THE Congress-CPI Opposition was up in arms again in the Rajya Sabha over the issue of a House committee going into corruption charges against the families of the prime minister and the former home minister.

Jayaprakash Narayan: Reluctant messiah of a turbulent time

Jayaprakash Narayan would have been 115 today. In an India that is very different, but is dominated once again by a single political force, what is the significance of his righteous but, in the long term, unworkable, message?

August 11, 1977, Forty years ago: JP for class struggle

Jayaprakash Narayan urges youth associations to organise them for they are too helpless to organise themselves. While such class organisations are necessary, political and social organisations should make it a rule to have representatives of Dalits, women, Adivasis and backward communities on their committees, he says.

May 26, 1976, Forty Years Ago: JP’s new party

The convenor of the steering committee of the proposed party, N.G. Gorey, said that the parties would formally endorse the merger in Bombay in June and also decide the name, programme and constitution of the new party.


Forty Years Ago: Petition Against JP

The UN General Assembly passed a resolution condemning South Africa and nations that aid the White minority government.

November 23, forty years ago: JP in Bombay

Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon was sworn in before Parliament in Madrid as King Juan Carlos I, restoring monarchy to Spain after 44 years.

In fact: Why Jayaprakash Narayan is more than his leadership during Emergency

As JP’s invisible presence looms large over the Bihar election, there is an attempt by all parties to claim his legacy.

Bihar in Bharat: What JP Narayan had told the youth in 1973

Nearly all of Bihar’s current leaders began their engagement with politics in the Bihar movement.

Jayaprakash Narayan Photos

Remembering Jayaprakash Narayan on 113th birth anniversary, here are some rare photos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on his 113 birth anniversary.