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On Fe­bru­ary 28, 2002, Gulberg

So­ci­ety, a Mus­lim-dom­i­nated hous­ing com­plex in Ahmed­abad’s Meghan­i­na­gar, was at­tacked by an armed mob

The in­ci­dent came a day af­ter 58

kar­se­vaks were killed when Sabar­mati Ex­press’s S-6 coach was set on fire at Godhra sta­tion

A mob of around 1,000 peo­ple

lynched 69 res­i­dents — in­clud­ing for­mer Congress MP Eh­saan Jafri — set prop­er­ties on fire and raped women


The con­victs be­ing taken away from court on Fri­day.

Af­ter so many peo­ple died, that’s all the court could de­cide? Just 11 guilty? I will have to fight this. - ZAKIA JAFRI, widow of Cong leader Eh­saan Jafri

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