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Unending Emergency

Vol VIII No 49 December 8,1973 Skylark 284 Frere Road Bombay 400 001
Grams Econweekly Editor Krishna Raj Assistant Editors Rajani X Desai, Jawid Lalq Business Manager A Fernandes-Prabhu Editorial Staff Colin de Souza, Ashok Rao, A A Dalvi IT could be due to cynical callousness or just out of a sense of helplessness that no one thought it necessary, in the course of the debate on the no- confidence motion in the Lok Sabha, to demand the end of the state of emergency, now two years old. The state of emergency was proclaimed on the day the India-Pakistan war began early in December 1971. Indira Gandhi could decide to hold state Assembly elections within weeks of the war and, riding the hightide of victory, sweep the polls. But when the demand to end the state of emergency was raised, there was a ready made answer

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