The Emergency: An Unpopular History gives a glimpse of the debates that took place in parliament and the arguments that were made in the Supreme Court about fundamental rights during that period. It brings to light the reflections of Indira Gandhi and Jayaprakash Narayan on the Emergency. The book incorporates details about the state of the economy that prevailed then in the country and in the world.
Hyderabad-born Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr is a Delhi-based journalist. He has worked with The Indian Express, India Today and the DNA (Daily News and Analysis).