The Gujarat high court commuted the sentence of 11 death row convicts to life imprisonment in the Godhra train coach burning case on Monday , more than two years after the completion of hearings on the matter. A coach of the Sabarmati Express was set on fire at Godhra on February 27, The blaze in S6 coach killed 59 Hindus, mostly karsevaks or volunteers returning from Ayodhya, where rival Hindu and Muslim groups are locked in a decades-old dispute over a religious site. The train fire sparked three days of reprisal attacks across the state that left Muslims and Hindus dead, official sources say. And as many as , Muslims and 40, Hindus were rendered homeless in the riots.
What is the 2002 Godhra train burning case?
What is the Godhra train burning case? | What Is News,The Indian Express
These caselets discuss the need and significance of reinsurance for an insurer. They also discuss how reinsurance stabilizes the loss experience of an insurer. Caselet 1 examines the social responsibility of insurance companies in India. The issues involved in settling claims after the Gujarat riots are also discussed in the caselet. The latter part of the caselet deals with the need for a reinsurer and the different types of reinsurance available.
1969 Gujarat riots
The Gulbarg Society Massacre was one of the deadliest single incidents during religious riots that killed more than 1, people in some of the worst violence since Independence in On February 27, , a fire ripped through a train at Godhra station in Gujarat in western India, burning 59 Hindu pilgrims alive. Blaming Muslims for the blaze, furious Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods in several cities seeking reprisals during three days of bloodshed. The cause of the train fire remains a chief area of dispute between the two religious communities.
Modi denies any involvement in the unrest, one of the worst outbreaks of religious violence in independent India. Read: The ghosts of Gujarat. In , a panel appointed by the Supreme Court said there was insufficient evidence to prosecute him. Since then, the prime minister has shed his international image as a hard line Hindu nationalist, adopted the mantle of progressive economic reformer, won a landslide election in and earned a place at the high table of global leaders. His government has also cracked down on Non-Government Organization NGOs and rights workers, including activist Teesta Setalvad, who has been helping Jafri gather evidence to overturn previous court rulings in Modi's favour and bring him to trial.