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Maya Kodnani attends BJP event, her first public appearance since acquittal

Kodnani was arretsed in 2009 in the Naroda Patiya case while she was still the minister of women and child welfare in the erstwhile Narendra Modi government in Gujarat.

Today, sangh (outfit) is god, will save dharma: Kodnani

Maya Kodnani was acquitted by the Gujarat High Court in April this year in the Naroda Patiya massacre case in which she was found guilty by the trial court and was sentenced to life imprisonment along with 31 others.


Naroda Gam massacre: High Court disposes of accused’s plea seeking arraignment of 80 eyewitnesses

High Court, however, kept open rights of petitioners to argue their case before trial court during final arguments

Day after acquittal: Witnesses tutored, was confident would not be convicted, says Maya Kodnani

Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani on Saturday said that she could not imagine that she would be convicted by the trial court in the Naroda Patiya massacre of 2002, as the witnesses were “tutored”.

Naroda Patiya case: Trial court presumed Maya Kodnani’s guilt, sought reasons to support its belief, says HC

The High Court has held that Kodnani’s conviction was based on “inferences, conjectures and surmises, and not on substantive evidence led by the witnesses”.

BJP plans to bring Maya Kodnani back to active politics

A three-time MLA from Naroda constituency, Kodnani became Minister of State for Women and Child Development in 2007 but had to resign after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT summoned her in 2009.


Naroda Patiya verdict: Closeted in her bungalow, Maya Kodnani had ‘tears of joy’ in her eyes

After she was arrested by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case, Kodnani and her family isolated themselves from public interactions.

Naroda Patiya verdict: ‘After today, no one here feels safe...but nowhere to go’

Eyewitnesses who testified live in fear, allege injustice by government

Who is Maya Kodnani?

In 2007, Maya Kodnani was assigned the portfolio of MoS, Women and Child Development ministry of the state, under the chief ministership of Narendra Modi.

Maya Kodnani acquitted by Gujarat HC in 2002 Naroda Patiya case

Maya Kodnani has been acquitted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya case; Gujarat High Court cites lack of reliability in witnesses statements.