New Delhi, June 25: As India marks 40th anniversary of Emergency, imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975, social media is abuzz with its reaction blaming the Congress for throwing an Independent nation into darkness.
Emergency, is referred to a 21-month period between 1975 and 1977 when Indira Gandhi had declared a state of emergency across the country to sort out the internal upheavals. This period was termed as the murder of democracy by Indira Gandhi as the fundamental rights of the every Indian were withdrawn.
Remembering those days on its 40th anniversary, social media slammed the Congress leadership and Indira Gandhi for its act. Twitterati came up with #CongressMurdersDemocracy.
Here is a selection of such tweets:
#CongressMurdersDemocracy Congress killed any rising voice , till today they are doing it— *Keep Smiling* (@upma23) June 25, 2015
Indira Gandhi's Bharat ratna is like "You have answer's before the question paper is out" #CongressMurdersDemocracy— avinash bhat (@avinash24) June 25, 2015
this gandhi family has been this much of notorise that it is fading mahatma gandhi's name too #CongressMurdersDemocracy— gaurav singh (@3gauravsingh7) June 25, 2015