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Mainstream, VOL LII No 27, June 28, 2014

Lest We Forget

Saturday 28 June 2014

[(Thirtynine years ago on June 26, 1975, Emergency was proclaimed throughout the country as the ruling leadership bared its fangs nakedly displaying its dictatorial proclivities. We present here write-ups and poems that bring back the nightmare of those dark days when our freedom was sought to be snatched away and our voice throttled. —Editor)]

Emergency: What it meant


The Editor’s Notebook in Mainstream (June 28, 1975) after the promulgation of Emergency and the imposition of press censorship appeared as follows:

• Tagore for Today

• An Eye-witness Account