JP Movement-Emergency and Indias Second Freedom

By: M.G. Debsahayam & Loknayak Jayaprakash

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The deep-dark period of autocracy (1975-77) in India imposed by a 58-year old Indira Gandhi. Those were months of draconian laws, extinguished freedom, Gestapo type arrests, severe press censorship, forced sterilization, impotency of intellectuals and abject surrender marked by terror of the minions and slavery of the elites that made India a fascist-type police state. The return of the sunlight of democracy due largely to the defiance of a 73-year old Jayaprakash Narayan (JP) popularly called Loknayak, a congenital democrat. Emergency was not merely the defeat of JP and his Movement against corruption, inflation and misrule, but that of the entire people. The state power of Indira Gandhi lost where as the moral authority of Jp Won. Vulnerability of India 's Institiutions Of governance and how effectively the president, Union Cabinet, Parliament, Supreme Court, Governors, State Assemblies, senior civil servants, police and intelligence agencies and the Press were manipulated by a determined prime minister and exploited by an unprincipled son 'operating from behind her sari. Above all, the crucial chapters of India 's post-Independence history JP Movement, Emergencyy and Second Freedom that have been blacked-out from school-texts, books, forums, media and other avenues placing it before the people of India in its true perspective. This would open up the wounds for the older generation and the new ones to see the truth as to how the nation has been bleeding and how freedom and democracy. Which they all take for granted was virtually extinguished and then restored by the indomitable spirit and sacrifice of a patriot called Jayaprakash Narayan.Printed Pages: 288.

Title: JP Movement-Emergency and Indias Second Freedom

Author Name: M.G. Debsahayam & Loknayak Jayaprakash

Categories: India, Biographies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2011

ISBN: 9789380828619

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 104701

Keywords: JP Movement-Emergency and Indias Second Freedom M.G. Debsahayam & Loknayak Jayaprakash