ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Not for Reasons of State

Skylark 284 Frere Road Bombay 400 038 Grams E con weekly Editor Krishna Raj Associate Editor Rajiani X Desai Assistant Editor M S Frabhakar Editorial Staff Colin da Souza, K Vijayakumar Manager J K Thakkar LEAVING aside for the present the larger political issues that made the Emergency inevitable, the immediate causes behind the declaration of June 25, 1975 were not any threat to the security of India by internal disturbances, but the mounting opposition, primarily from within her own party, to Indira Gandhi continuing as Prime Minister after the Allahabad High Court judgment. The two 'case reports' of events between June 12 and 22 and between June 23 and 25 presented before the Shah Commission are especially useful in that they put together, in a coherent narrative, these facts and events which were till now only known in bits and parts.

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