As students all across India are fighting the central government's nefarious attempts to curtail their political freedom, Bodhi Commons is republishing the Emergency Files, a series of pamphlets brought out by the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) in Jawaharlal Nehru University, during the period of the Emergency (1975-77). This is the second part of the series. The first part can be read here.

On 19th October 2015, 11 students of Hyderabad’s English and Foreign Languages University (EFL-U) - a central university that comes under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), India - were given show-cause notices for staging a democratic protest. The students were demanding Students’ Union Elections and were denouncing the undemocratic and reproachful attitude of the administration towards affairs concerning students’ day to day lives.