2002 Gujarat riots was a three-day period of inter-communal violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Following the initial incident there were further outbreaks of violence in Ahmedabad for three weeks; statewide, there were further outbreaks of mass killings against the minority Muslim population for three months.The burning of a train in Godhra which caused the deaths of 58 Hindu pilgrims and religious workers returning from Ayodhya, is believed to have triggered the violence.
Expressing regret over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s criticism of the Dadri lynching and the cancelled Ghulam Ali concert, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday raked up the 2002 Gujarat riots to target Modi. “If our prime minister has indeed said this, then it is very unfortunate and disappointing. He (Modi) is known all over the world for the Godhra... Read More
‘The way the media and courts reacted to the ‘84 tragedy, was a big contrast to how they responded to the 2002 Gujarat riots’
Remarks on riots meant for political class: Yashwant Sinha - FrontPageIndia http://www.frontpageindia.com/nation/remarks-on-riots-meant-for-political-class-yashwant-sinha/59603 BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday said that his remarks on the 2002 Gujarat riots were not meant to advise Narendra Modi or the BJP, but were a message for the entire political class.
Video clip containing GRAPHIC details of 2002 Gujarat riots goes viral on social media http://daily.bhaskar.com/article-ht/GUJ-AHD-video-containing-graphic-details-of-2002-gujarat-riots-goes-viral-on-social-medi-4555237-PHO.html