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11 years since 2002 Gujarat carnage: VHP to hold function remembering kar sevaks who died

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Last Updated: February 27, 2013, 08:49 IST

11 years since 2002 Gujarat carnage: VHP to hold function remembering kar sevaks who died

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is holding a function in Ahmedabad to remember the kar sevaks who died in the carnage.

New Delhi: It has been 11 years since the burning of the Sabarmati Express which triggered the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is holding a function in Ahmedabad to remember the kar sevaks who died in the carnage.

The burning of the bogies of the train had led to the riots which killed over 1,200 Muslims.

While close to 1200 people died in the 2002 post-Godhra riots, 97 in Naroda Patiya alone where 32 have been convicted for murder and conspiracy, close to 3000 were massacred in the Delhi riots, and out of the culprits, only 30 have been convicted so far.

first published:February 27, 2013, 08:49 IST
last updated:February 27, 2013, 08:49 IST