Evaluate the consequences of declaration of emergency in 1975.
Consequences of declaring emergency in 1975:
- Strikes were banned and opposition leaders were put behind bars.
- Freedom of press was suspended. Newspapers were asked to get prior approval for all material to be published.
- Protests and strikes and public agitations were also disallowed.
- The various fundamental rights of citizens stood suspended, including the right of citizens to move the Court for restoring their fundamental rights.
Concept: Emergency - Context, Constitutional and Extra-constitutional Dimensions, Resistance to Emergency
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