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2002 Gujarat riots


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The 2002 Gujarat riots, also known as the 2002 Gujarat violence and the Gujarat pogrom, was a three-day period of inter-communal violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Following the initial incident there were further outbreaks of violence in Ahmedabad for three months; statewide, there were further outbreaks of violence against the minority Muslim population for the next year. The burning of a train in Godhra on 27 February 2002, which caused the deaths of 58 Hindu pilgrims karsevaks returning from Ayodhya, is cited as having instigated the violence.
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  • Godhra train burning 

  • Post-Godhra violence 

  • Attacks on Muslims 

  • Attacks on Hindus 

  • Media coverage 

  • Allegations of state complicity 

  • Criminal prosecutions 

  • Inquiries 

  • Aftermath 

  • Diplomatic ban 

  • Relief efforts 

  • Popular culture