She has alleged a wider conspiracy, involving the then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others, behind the riots.
Judge’s security upgraded a day after she told reporters that the state was not acting on her demand for increased protection.
Congress said the BJP and the Prime Minister should tender an unconditional apology to the nation for having aided, abetted and favoured anti-India elements.
The bench, however, had asked the sessions court not to pronounce the judgement without its prior permission.
Four years year after Dawood testified on video from London, the SIT failed to understand it completely.
Bench was taking stock of the status of the trials of nine riot cases that were investigated by the Special Investigation Team.
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Paswan had quit the Vajpayee-led NDA regime in 2002 in protest over Gujarat riots.
Congress must apologise for sins committed by it first, Modi said when asked about Gujarat riots.
In her petition, Fatima had sought a new SIT comprising three retired judges from the Supreme Court.
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The couple had also challenged the police’s move to freeze their bank accounts, along with those of their trusts, operated from Mumbai.
Talking about Gujarat riots he said, “Let him (Modi) make a statement reflecting even a skeleton of an apology, forget an apology.”