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Godhra carnage: Centre appoints committee

September 02, 2004 15:17 IST

The Union government on Thursday decided to set up a high-level committee to probe the fire in Sabarmati Express in Godhra in 2002 that left over 50 people, mostly pilgrims returning from Ayodhya, dead and sparked off riots in large parts of Gujarat.

The committee will be headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice U C Banerjee, Finance Minister P Chidambaram told reporters in New Delhi after a Cabinet meeting.

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Sub: all indians have a right to know

Hi, All the Indians have a right to know what ACTUALLY happened in Godhra! The death of people on the train, the subsequent pogroms, the ...

Posted by BV

Sub: another blody committee !!!!

are we gone stop somewhere and expect some results/justice... lost faith in judiciary system of the country

Posted by Abhijit


Why is NDA panicing ? Muslims started the henious crime, as we are told by the law makers of the State, and reaction by the ...

Posted by Hanif Mohammed



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