Book Talk: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point
Gyan Prakash, History
April 16, 2019 · 6:30 pm—8:00 pm · Princeton Public Library
Princeton Public Library
Gyan Prakash, author and Professor of History at Princeton University, discusses Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, his comprehensive account of India in the mid-1970s after Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency. The book details the suspension of constitutional rights, the coercion and intimidation of Gandhi’s political rivals, and the harrowing months that followed.