December 12, 2019 12:50 pm
The Commission also observed that “...about 50% of the incidents happened in villages... In most of the cases, Hindu mobs attacked properties belonging to Muslims. In about 10 to 12 incidents, Hindu and Muslim mobs attacked each other”.
December 12, 2019 12:42 pm
A total of 597 offences were registered at different police stations in Vadodara city between February 27, 2002 and May 31, 2002, with 49 persons getting killed and 285 injured, as per the report.
December 12, 2019 12:25 pm
The report gave a clean chit to the police, BJP, VHP and Bajrang Dal and stated that the incidents occurred because of anger on account of the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002.
December 12, 2019 5:49 am
Nanavati Commission cited instances to prove that in fact the Hindus were either assaulted for helping Muslims or they alerted the Muslims about possible attacks.
December 12, 2019 4:36 am
Modi told the Commission that in his capacity as chief minister and home minister of Gujarat, he was “personally reviewing the situation continuously by holding appraisal/review meetings” with senior government and police officials.
December 12, 2019 9:43 am
The Commission has cited statements of two former IPS officers — R B Sreekumar and Rahul Sharma — whose evidence, otherwise, was rejected by it.
December 12, 2019 9:44 am
The report points to the role of the then JCP, mentioning how the senior police officer left Naroda Patiya and Gulberg Society areas, which were under his jurisdiction, just before the violence and returned only after the killings.
December 12, 2019 4:26 am
Addressing media after tabling the report, Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja said besides Modi, the Commission gave a clean chit to then ministers Haren Pandya, Ashok Bhatt and Bharat Barot.
December 12, 2019 11:31 am
The report has also cleared Narendra Modi of the charges of "tampering with evidence" when he visited the burnt S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express train on February 27, 2002, the day when 58 passengers, mostly kar sevaks returning from Ayodhya, were burnt alive in it.
December 11, 2019 3:23 pm
The Nanavati Commission's final report was tabled in Gujarat Assembly Wednesday, five years after it was submitted to then state chief minister Anandiben Patel. Evidence and testimonies given by three former IPS officers RB Sreekumar, Rahul Sharma, and Sanjiv Bhatt against Gujarat government were dismissed by the commission.