1. Congress is not raising Godhra Khand because if they do so the BJP, will raise Gujarat asmita, which will destroy Congress party completely. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. Ultimately , leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team. Today, February 27, it will be 15 years since the Godhra incident that lit the flames of a massive sectarian conflagration. According to official.
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The Times of India. Rioters also flooded homes and electrocuted entire families inside. Hindutva supporters and police officers godha almost a dozen journalists. Religious persecution Freedom of religion Religious violence. It is estimated that at least two-hundred and fifty girls and women were gang raped and then burned to death.
The passengers panicked and in the ensuing melee the can of petrol dropped in the bus, which in turn had a leaky fuel tank, resulting in an explosive fire — 22 passengers were killed.
Feminism, Literature and Rape Narratives: Eight others were juveniles, who were tried by a separate court. Within a few months Nanavati, before hearing any testimony declared there was no evidence of lapses by either the police or government in their handling of the violence. Retrieved 4 February On the statewide riots, the CCT reported that, several days before the Godhra incident, which was the excuse used for the attacks, homes belonging to Hindus in Muslim areas had been marked with pictures of Hindu deities or saffron flags, and that this had been done to prevent any accidental assaults on Hindu homes or businesses.
Press Trust of India. Jaffrelot, Christophe 25 February Early inthe state government of Gujarat set up the Nanavati-Shah commission to investigate the entire incident, from the initial one at Godhra to the ensuing violence. Archived from the original on 3 December The Making of a Tragedy Gujarat Files: Archived from the original on 13 July Nine people were convicted of killing a Hindu man and injuring another during group clashes in Danilimda, Ahmedabad on 12 Aprilwhile twenty-five others were acquitted.
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The court was set up inside the Sabarmati Central Jailwhere almost all of the accused were confined. Retrieved 11 May Archived from the original on 23 March In other projects Wikiquote.
In response to allegations of state involvement, Gujarat government spokesman, Bharat Pandya, told the BBC that the rioting was a spontaneous Hindu backlash fueled by widespread anger against Muslims. Cedric Prakash, Najmal Almelkar. Very obviously the coach was set afire from within.
Retrieved 24 February Political violence, Gujarat and the Indian news media”. Banerjee’s findings were challenged in the Gujarat High Court by Neelkanth Tulsidas Bhatia, who was injured in the incident. The court also set aside the acquittal of the remaining seven accused in the case, including Gujarat police officers and doctors of a government hospital, who were charged with suppressing and tampering with evidence.
Subramanian, Ghanshyam Shah and Tanika Sarkar making up the rest. Retrieved 9 June A chilling technique, absent in pogroms unleashed hitherto but very much in evidence this time in a large number of cases, was the deliberate destruction of evidence. Violence and Violation Reprint ed.
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Violence and Violation 1st ed. Archived from the original PDF on 11 September Retrieved 21 May This was later unsuccessfully challenged by a relative of the victim before the Gujarat High Court and later on appeal before Supreme Court. Archived from the original on goddhra January Maulvi Saeed Umarji, who was believed godgra the SIT to be the prime conspirator, was acquitted  along with 62 other accused for lack of evidence.
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The trial was completed in September ; however, the verdict could not be delivered because of the Supreme Court stay. Archived from the original on 14 May From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ramachandran was of the opinion that Modi could be prosecuted for alleged statements he had made. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Burke, Jason goxhra February He said “Hindus are frustrated over the role of Muslims in the on-going violence in Indian-administered Kashmir and other parts of India.
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