ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MISA-Unfettered Misuse

Mohan Ram THE Prime Minister's assurance to Morarji Desai that MISA (Maintenance of Internal Security Act) would not be used against legitimate political activities but principally against "anti- social and anti-national elements" was in response to one of the two demands' cm which he went on his indefinite fast. Morarji's principal demand was the fixing of the date of the elections to the Gujarat assembly, but since he had also expressed some misgivings about the use of MISA, the Prime Minister assured him that the matter would be examined by the Centre in consultation with the State Governments.

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