The RSS has lauded Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for performing his Raj Dharma during the 2002 riots,contradicting former prime minister A B Vajpayees letter sent to Modi soon after the riots exhorting him to perform his Raj Dharma.
In a special report on the recent closure report filed by SIT in the Gulberg case,the RSS mouthpiece,Organiser,in its latest issue,says: If one discounts the news channels and newspapers with their stated political agenda against BJP,and Narendra Modi in particular,it would become abundantly clear why the Chief Minister played an exemplary role during the riots and performed his Raj Dharma like no other leader of state in independent India.
Targeting NGOs and IPS officers like Sanjiv Bhatt,the report adds: Probably,the Supreme Court in its wisdom,after all the machinations of NGOs and some news media with political backing,decided enough is enough. Either Modi has to be held culpable for the acts of commission and omission during the 2002 riots or be exonerated for being an effective head of state.
…It is now becoming clear that NGOs with clear and often unconcealed vested interests had prodded her (Zakia Jafri) to file the case. These are the same NGOs which are curiously funded by countries and organisations in West Asia. He who pays the piper calls the tune, says the report.
The issue of delaying the deployment of central forces after the riots broke out,a favourite charge of Congress spokesmen like Abhishek Singhvi,was also dealt with at length,and the conclusion was that the role of the Chief Minister and his colleagues in the government was unprecedented if not exemplary, it claims.
It adds that three days after the riots broke out,military personnel had complete control of the affected areas and flag marches were held to contain any untoward incident. The fact that riots still continued… reflected the widespread outrage felt by the majority community.