Economic and Political Weekly on the Shah Commission Findings
The Shah Commission investigated excesses and violations of human rights during the Emergency. It published a report in 1978. The following excerpt is an analysis of the Shah Commission’s fi ndings as it appeared in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW). The source here is also important. The EPW is a weekly periodical that publishes timely analyses by respected academics. It demonstrates the important role that intellectuals play in the discussion of contemporary issues.