Today is the 43rd anniversary of imposition of emergency in the country.
BJP President Amit Shah tweeted saying “ In 1975, democracy was murdered for political gains by the Congress, subverting the courts & media people were imprisoned without any reason public were tortured and harassed my heartiest respects to all those who sacrificed everything for restoring democracy”.
Union Minister Arun Jaitley attacked Congress on 43rd Anniversary of Emergency comparing former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Hitler. Jaitley said that Both Hitler and Mrs. Gandhi never abrogated the Constitution. They used a republican Constitution to transform democracy into dictatorship.
He further said Hitler arrested most of the opposition Members of Parliament & converted his minority Government in Parliament into a 2/3rd majority.
Mrs.Gandhi wanted to transform India into dynastic democracy.
Jaitley also said press was completely terrorized.Most editors and journalists surrendered & reconciled with the Idea of living in dictatorship.
During Emergency an atmosphere of fear & terror prevailed in the country.Political activity had come to a grinding halt.