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Activists to mark ten years of Godhra carnage, Gujarat riots

January 18, 2012 17:33 IST

A group of activists will mark the tenth anniversary of the Godhra carnage and the ensuing communal riots in Gujarat at the memorial at Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad on February 28.

The event will "commemorate a cataclysmic series of violences, lives torn asunder, narratives of depth and despair, callousness and courage, struggle and hope," said a press release by these activists.

The organisers have urged people across India to participate in the event via live webcam links.

The event, organised by the Citizens for Justice and Peace, will mark the beginning of a week-long programme. Insaf ke Dagar aims to remember the victims of the Godhra carnage and the ensuing riots as well as seek justice for them.

The organisation has asked people from across India to mark the week in some way, by either organising protests, demonstrations or workshops.