The National Emergency has been declared 3 times in India.
- 1962 to 1968: During the India-China war, when “the security of India” was declared as being “threatened by external aggression”.
- 1971: During the Indo-Pakistan war. V.V.Giri was the president at that time.
- 1975 to 1977: Under controversial circumstances of political instability. The emergency was declared on the basis of “internal disturbance”. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the president during the third emergency.
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