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Laloo to study Godhra report

May 26, 2004 18:20 IST

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said he would study the Godhra investigation report to get into the truth of the incident in which 59 people were burnt to death in a Sabarmati Express coach.

The incident triggered widespread riots in Gujarat in 2002.

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"When the incident took place we were in the opposition. We hardly know anything about it. We will study the facts to know the truth," he told Aaj Tak news channel.

Yadav said he had not seen the report, but would study it to face questions on the incident in Parliament and outside.

He refused to say if any review of the report was on the cards. "I will not comment until I am myself convinced. But there is right to information and people should know the facts."

Later, he denied reports that he had asked for a file on the Godhra incident. "They are false. I have no information. I did not direct the officials to bring the file to me."


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Sub: Lalloo wants to study Godhra Report

So Lallooji now-a-days is interested in studies!!! But for Lalloji's kind information;this report,as far as I know , was written entirely in English! Sorry Lalloji! ...


Posted by Shibashish Sarkar





Sub: Good,

but can he read??


Posted by Vishwamitra





Sub: Indian Railways is going to face a Nightmare

Its a shame on part of the current government to make Laloo minister of Railways. He might convert the whole of India into a Bihar. ...


Posted by Rajiv Mulam





Sub: Laloo to study Godhra report

I can forsee Laloo's verdict. Godhra never took place, but the killings of the Muslims in Gujarat did. Modi should be charged with holocaust and ...


Posted by Ramesh Kapoor




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