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Indira Gandhi, the emergency, and Indian democracy

by P. N. Dhar

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Gandhi, Indira, 1917-1984,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1975-1977

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementP.N. Dhar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS480.852 .D43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 424 p. :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL171735M
      ISBN 100195648994
      LC Control Number99952058

        Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency in as part of an attempt to move away from the Westminster-style of democracy and multiparty system towards Author: Hari Narayan. Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy's Turning Point by Gyan Prakash The gripping story of an explosive turning point in the history of modern India On the night of J , Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency in India, suspending constitutional rights and rounding up her political opponents in midnight raids across the country.

        Emergency Chronicles offers a forceful explanation why emergencies do not need to be formally “declared” in order to be part of the story of India’s experience of democracy and “Indian society’s troubled relationship with democratic values”. The burden of Prakash’s analysis may fall somewhat disproportionately on Ambedkar as. In Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, Gyan Prakash challenges historiography that presents the Emergency of –77 as an anomalous period in India’s recent history, instead showing how it grew out of existing political traditions, the legacies of which can still be felt in the valuable analysis not only shows how Indian socioeconomic.

      In Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, Gyan Prakash challenges historiography that presents the Emergency of as an anomalous period in India’s recent history, instead showing how it grew out of existing political traditions, the legacies of which can still be felt in the present. This valuable analysis not only shows how Indian socioeconomic.   An excerpt from the book ‘Indira Gandhi, the Emergency and Indian Democracy’ by PN Dhar, on Indira Gandhi’s clash with Jayaprakash Narayan PN Dhar Published: 19 Nov , PM.


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Indira Gandhi, the emergency, and Indian democracy by P. N. Dhar Download PDF EPUB FB2

As head of the prime minister's secretariat under Indira Gandhi, P. Dhar witnessed and participated in some of the major decisions made by Mrs. Gandhi, most notably the controversial 'Emergency', the merger of Sikkim with India, the Bangladesh war ofand the Simla Agreement between India and by:   As head of the prime minister's secretariat under Indira Gandhi, P.

Dhar witnessed and participated in some of the major decisions made by Mrs. Gandhi, most notably the controversial 'Emergency', the merger of Sikkim with India, the Bangladesh war ofand the Simla Agreement between India and Pakistan/5.

Indira Gandhi - Wikipedia. - Buy Indira Gandhi, The 'Emergency', and Indian Democracy book online at best prices in India on Read Indira Gandhi, The 'Emergency', and Indian Democracy book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(7).

In this book he provides an insider's account of the major political events, decisions and personalities that make up the s. This is the first book to carry a detailed account of confidential negotiations between Indira Gandhi and Jayaprakash Narayan during the 'Emergency'.

What. The Emergency was set in motion by the Indira Gandhi government on J and was in place for 21 months till its withdrawal on Ma Indira Gandhi, the "emergency", and Indian democracy. New Delhi ; New York: Oxford University Press, It also deals with the economic and political developments that fed into Indira Gandhi's declaration of an 'Emergency'.

It provides a close picture of Mrs. Gandhi's trauma in relation to the Bangladesh refugee problem and the. Buy Indira Gandhi, The 'Emergency', and Indian Democracy by Dhar, P.N. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

Preface This book has been widely discussed and commented upon. The main reason for this, I imagine, is the enduring fascination with the personality and leadership of Indira Gandhi.

Opinions about her remain sharply divided between uncritical admirers who see only her achievements and determined critics who emphasize only her failures. The Emergency, in particular, has dominated the.

Book Description: The gripping story of an explosive turning point in the history of modern India. On the night of JIndira Gandhi declared a state of emergency in India, suspending constitutional rights and rounding up her political opponents in midnight raids across the country.

"Emergency Chronicles is perhaps the most comprehensive scholarly examination yet of the Emergency. Looking back more than four decades after Indira Gandhi stunned India and the world by suspending demo­cracy, historian Gyan Prakash argues forcefully that this was no momentary distortion in India's democratic record or a nightmare that came from nowhere and vanished without a trace, leaving.

The Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi just before the midnight of Jis arguably one of the darkest events in the country’s post-independent history. Book Extract The Emergency: How It Came About 26 June was when the Emergency was imposed.

Extracts from the much-talked about book by the. Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi Even though this is essentially Indira Gandhi’s biography, Katherine Frank does cover the Emergency quite comprehensively.

This is a complete, well researched book that comprises of everything leading up to. Indira Gandhi, the "Emergency", and Indian Democracy by Dhar, P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Book Awards.

Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Most of the communists and congress accuse Modi for undeclared emergency. But they won’t tell you what emergency is. Emergency is when your fundamental rights are taken due to unforeseen circumstances. Undeclared emergency is when Govt can take aw.

Indira Gandhi is one of such leaders, daughter of Nehru and the only Indian woman I never felt tired or burdened with the facts and the in depth information laid by this book. I was turning page after page and it is one of those rarest books I have read that I felt depressed when it ended.4/5.

Prof PN Dhar, secretary to the prime minister, wrote in his book Indira Gandhi, The Emergency and Indian Democracy: On 25 June, the Supreme Court gave its conditional stay order on her : Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: [ˈɪndɪraː ˈɡaːndʱiː] (); née Nehru; 19 November – 31 October ) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.

She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of en: Rajiv Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi.Two, that they were all jailed by Indira Gandhi during the Emergency, most for a full 19 months and some, like Karat, very briefly.

Unintentionally, therefore, Mrs Gandhi gifted Indian democracy a new generation of political talent that ultimately reduced her all-conquering party to 44 in the Lok Sabha in and in control of just two major.Product Information. As head of the prime minister's secretariat under Indira Gandhi, P.

N. Dhar witnessed and participated in some of the major decisions made by Mrs. Gandhi, most notably the controversial 'Emergency', the merger of Sikkim with India, the Bangladesh war ofand the Simla Agreement between India and Pakistan.