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

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Assam-Restoration of Democracy

Politics Self-Deception on Emergency REACTIONS to Rajiv Gandhis faux pas on Emergency cover a very wide range of judgments. While his party colleagues have expectedly either extended staunch support to his pronouncements or tried to explain them away with an air of mild embarrassment, the response of non-Congress(I) commentators has also been varied. Some of them have tried to play the whole thing down as a casual riposte to an unexpected provocation, while some others have branded them as an unabashed declaration of a sinister intention. Overall, the hullabaloo raised by the Prime Minister's statements on the subject of Emergency

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