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Explained: Video – Emergency and the significance of June 12

Coomi Kapoor discusses the days leading up to the Emergency imposed by the then PM Indira Gandhi.

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Coomi Kapoor, Consultng Editor at The Indian Express and author of ‘The Emergency’.

June 12 marks the fourtieth anniversary of the Raj Narain verdict which was the immediate trigger leading to the declaration of the Emergency 13 days later.

The Indian Express consulting editor Coomi Kapoor, whose book on the period ‘The Emergency’ is all set for release, explains the importance of this day.

Watch video here: