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Coming soon, a law against riots

May 27, 2004 19:26 IST

The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government will enact a law to deal with communal violence.

The Common Minimum Programme of the UPA, released in New Delhi on Thursday, also said that the government "will encourage each state to adopt that law to generate faith and confidence in minority communities".

On Ayodhya, the UPA will await the verdict of the courts, while encouraging negotiations between parties to the dispute for an amicable settlement, the CMP said.



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Sub: Law can not bring Harmony

Congress is making the same mistake of appeasing minorities by bringing some laws instead of bringing a law to induct them into main stream. They ...


Posted by Srinidhi Bapu





Sub: Creating law will not solve the problem

First political parties make certain section of societ minor and then take advantage and sometimes sponsor riots!


Posted by Chetan





Sub: Why another law?

I believe rioting (violence and disruption of public property) is already a criminal offence. Why do we need another law then? The problem with the ...


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