"What Indira ji did in 1975 was Samvidhan ka Hatya," says Pralhad Joshi

    Indira Gandhi on Emergency
    The Hawk
    July12/ 2024

    Bengaluru: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday said that people can't forget what Indira Gandhi did in 1975 after imposing the Emergency in the country. His reaction came hours in response to the Centre's announcement to observe June 25 as "Constitution Murder Day". "I want to clear up one thing to the democratic loving people through the media whatever Indira ji did was the Samvidhan ka Hatya (Murder of Constitution). People can't forget this," Joshi told reporters. "That is why, we should always (be) aware what the Congress party has done to Samvidhan and Prajaprabhutva (Public Supremacy). To keep that awareness, we are doing this. Everybody should remember that day, " he added. To pay tributes to all those who suffered and fought against the gross abuse of power during the period of Emergency 1975, the Central government has declared June 25 as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas' (Constitution Murder Day). Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) made the announcement in a gazette notification pointing "a proclamation of Emergency was made on 25th June 1975, following which there was gross abuse of power by the government of the day and people of India were subjected to excesses and atrocities". Also Read: []  The notification reads "Whereas, people of India have abiding faith in the Constitution of India and the power of India's resilient democracy; Therefore, Government of India declares 25 June as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas' to pay tribute to all those who suffered and fought agai ...

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