Narendra Modi-led Gujarat Govt Gets Clean Chit in 2002 Riots Case
GUWAHATI: The Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government has been given the clean chit in the 2002 Gujarat riots by the Nanavati Commission.
Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja tabled the report which mentioned that the post Godhra train burning riots were not organised.
It is to be mentioned that the report is been tabled in the House five years after it was submitted to the then state government.
Over 1,000 people, mainly of the minority community, were kil
led in the riots, according to official estimates.
The commission was appointed in 2002 by the then state chief minister Narendra Modi to probe the riots, that took place after the burning of two coaches of the Sabarmati Express train near Godhra railway station, in which 59 'karsevaks' were killed.
File photo of Narendra Modi