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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Godhra Kand: Gujarat High Court commutes 11 death sentences – Bulletin of India English | DailyHunt

In another incident at 4. Impacts And Consequences edited by Gloria Davies.

The Seafarers of Kachchh. The committee concluded that the fire had begun inside the train and was most likely accidental. The report said that the violence surpassed other periods of communal violence such as in,and not only in the total loss of life, but also in the savagery of the attacks. Archived from the original on 25 December Retrieved 31 October It is estimated that at least two-hundred and fifty girls and women were gang raped and then burned to death.

The Editors Guild of India, in its report on media ethics and coverage on the incidents stated that the news coverage was exemplary, with only a few minor lapses. 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. It had been poured by standing on the passage between the northern side-door of the eastern side of the coach, which had been set on fire immediately thereafter.


Retrieved 4 June Archived from the original on 26 March Retrieved 5 July After the massacre Gulbarg remained in flames for a week. A fact finding mission by the Sahmat organisation led by Dr. Further, some attackers used voter lists and other documents obtainable only with government assistance in order to target Muslim communities and households. The textbook does not acknowledge Nazi extermination policies or concentration camps except for a passing reference to “a policy of opposition towards the Jewish people and [advocacy for] the supremacy of the German race.

Twenty others were sentenced to life imprisonment. Prosecution of the perpetrators of the violence hampered by witnesses being bribed or intimidated and the perpetrators’ names being deleted from the charge sheets.

The media has described the attacks as state terrorism rather than “communal riots” due to the lack of state intervention. Daily Kajd and Analysis.

This was not so. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Religiosity and the Remaking of Urban Space. Studies in Indian Politics. The Wall Street Journal.


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The community head reported that the police responded quickly but were ineffectual as there were so few of them present to help during the attack. What Justice for the Victims?

Coalition Politics And Hindu Nationalism. We have at least one official inquiry headed by a former Supreme Court judge confirming this.

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Singh, Onkar 7 March The party gained in all the constituencies affected by the communal violence and a number of candidates implicated in the violence were elected, which in turn ensured freedom from prosecution.

On 29 Julyan Indian court convicted thirty people in the Naroda Patiya massacre knd for their involvement in the attacks. Retrieved 12 May kanv Although the Supreme Court had declared such strikes to be unconstitutional and illegal, and despite the common tendency for such strikes to be followed by violence, no action was taken by the state to prevent the strike.

Wilson John; Swati Parashar, eds.