Protests erupted on streets of Delhi. On 24 June he declared he would gherao the dictatorial Prime Minister on 29th June 1975.
He went on to shout and demand through a very famous poem written by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, a famous Hindi poet “Sinhasan Khali Karo, Janata Aati Hai…..”(Vacate the throne, for here come the masses)
Popularly known as the darkest draconian period in the political history of India, the Internal Emergency was proclaimed at midnight of 25th June 1975 by the then President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed.
Read more about the Emergency in my blog : http://www.lifeskills.center/2017/08/relevance-of-internal-emergency-1975-in.html
For most of the young and uninterested Indians,it might be just another Breaking news about an ill,old,inactive politician dying of Swine flu and nothing else. But for all those who cherish the democracy they live in today,this man had much more to his claim.