What is Article 352? - State of National Emergency
Article 352 of the Constitution of India deals with the state of National Emergency in the country imposed by the President in war-like circumstances. Some key features of this Article are as follows:
- The proclamation of National Emergency can be limited to a specific part of the country by the President as per the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976.
- It can be implemented after getting a written recommendation from the Cabinet.
- It can be imposed for at least 6 months and can be extended for every 6 months to an indefinite period after Parliament’s approval.
- Till now, the state of National Emergency has been imposed three times which is in 1962, 1971, and 1975.