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

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Democratic Dilemmas

The debates over coercive, extraordinary laws before and after independence raise some crucial questions on the inherent fragility of the democratic dilemma - the assertion of authority at the expense of citizens' liberty. It is necessary to look at the various strands of the debate, to see how they define democratic politics and what constitutes the idea of the undemocratic and the extraordinary.

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