Sat. Nov 28th, 2020

Nanavati – Mehta Commission Report submission on 2002 Gujarat Riots

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The Nanavati Mehta Commission Report submitted its final report on the 2002 Godhra Train Carnage case and subsequent communal riots in various parts of the Gujarat State. The commission consisted of retired Supreme Court judge G T Nanavati, and retired Gujarat High Court judge Ashok Mehta.

In Godhra Train Carnage case, 59 persons were burnt alive in Sabarmati Express Train near Godhra Railway Station in 2002. 1,169 people died in subsequent communal riots in parts of Gujarat.

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