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

A+| A| A-

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.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top