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.
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.
2002. The violence was triggered by the death of 59 Hindu pilgrims in a train fire on 27 February 2002 that was initially blamed on Muslims. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/02/gujarat-riots-massacre-judge-convicts-24-over-killing-of-69-muslims https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/17/eleven-jailed-for-life-2002-riots-left-1000-dead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJrrJYEJKYs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_Gujarat_riots https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar_Sevak
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
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