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    The BJP Telangana State unit organized an Anti-Emergency Day on Tuesday to remember the dark days of the Emergency and honor those who fought against it.

    During a felicitation program at the BJP City Central Office, BJP MP Dr K Laxman called June 25, 1975 a black day for democracy in India. He urged people under 50 and those interested in politics to learn about the atrocities committed during the Emergency.

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    The BJP is observing Anti-Emergency Day across the country to educate future generations about the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi 50 years ago. Laxman criticized the late PM and Congress for treating the country as their own and abusing power.

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    He highlighted that despite the Allahabad High Court’s decision against Indira Gandhi’s election, she still imposed the Emergency without consulting the cabinet. Laxman accused her of using corrupt means to retain power.

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    During the Emergency, around 1.4 lakh people, including opposition leaders, were arrested and press censorship was enforced. Laxman criticized Congress leaders for accusing the current government of imposing an emergency-like situation.

    He noted that despite campaigns against Modi’s government, the people re-elected NDA under PM Modi for a third term.

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