chapter  28
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Jayaprakash Narayan and “Total Revolution”

Jayaprakash Narayan, a senior Gandhian freedom fi ghter, agreed to support and lead the student movement in 1973. Arrested by Indira Gandhi during the Emergency he kept a diary in prison. Excerpts from the diary are available below. In addition see the following letter that JP (as he was known) wrote to Indira Gandhi condemning the Emergency.