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BJP to suggest decision towards BBC’s 2002 riots documentary in Gujarat Assembly

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BJP to propose resolution against BBC's 2002 riots documentary in Gujarat Assembly

By PTI

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vipul Patel will on Friday transfer a decision within the Assembly in search of “strong action” towards the “concocted” findings proven in a BBC documentary, which he alleged “once again attempts to blame the then-state government” for the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

The proposed decision will probably say the BBC documentary was a “low-level attempt” to tarnish India’s international picture.

“India is a democratic country and freedom of expression is at the core of its Constitution, but that does not mean that a news media can abuse such freedom,” based on a abstract of the proposed decision shared by the Assembly secretariat on Tuesday.

The two-part BBC documentary, titled “India: The Modi Question”, claimed it investigated sure facets referring to the 2002 Gujarat riots when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state.

“If someone behaves or acts like this (BBC), then he cannot be taken lightly. BBC is losing its credibility and seems to be working with some hidden agenda against India and the Indian government. Hence, this House requests the Central Government to take strict action against the mind-boggling findings shown in the BBC documentary,” mentioned a word on the decision to be moved by Patel.

The controversial documentary once more “attempts to blame the then-state government for the 2002 Godhra riots and subsequent communal riots in Gujarat,” mentioned the word.

The BBC documentary misrepresents the occasions of 2002 and is a malicious and low-level try to tarnish India’s international picture, it mentioned.

Through the documentary, deliberate makes an attempt have been made to tarnish the picture and recognition of Prime Minister Modi with an agenda to have an effect on India’s aim to be in a high place on the planet, mentioned the word.

This, even though the Nanavati-Shah inquiry fee concluded after a radical investigation that burning of the Sabarmati Express close to Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002, was a premeditated conspiracy, and the riots that adopted have been spontaneous, it mentioned.

The fee discovered no proof that the state authorities or any non secular group or political occasion performed any position within the riots, said the word.

The Assembly, which is having its Budget session, will meet on Friday after a two-day break.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vipul Patel will on Friday transfer a decision within the Assembly in search of “strong action” towards the “concocted” findings proven in a BBC documentary, which he alleged “once again attempts to blame the then-state government” for the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

The proposed decision will probably say the BBC documentary was a “low-level attempt” to tarnish India’s international picture.

“India is a democratic country and freedom of expression is at the core of its Constitution, but that does not mean that a news media can abuse such freedom,” based on a abstract of the proposed decision shared by the Assembly secretariat on Tuesday.googletag.cmd.push(perform() googletag.show(‘div-gpt-ad-8052921-2’); );

The two-part BBC documentary, titled “India: The Modi Question”, claimed it investigated sure facets referring to the 2002 Gujarat riots when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state.

“If someone behaves or acts like this (BBC), then he cannot be taken lightly. BBC is losing its credibility and seems to be working with some hidden agenda against India and the Indian government. Hence, this House requests the Central Government to take strict action against the mind-boggling findings shown in the BBC documentary,” mentioned a word on the decision to be moved by Patel.

The controversial documentary once more “attempts to blame the then-state government for the 2002 Godhra riots and subsequent communal riots in Gujarat,” mentioned the word.

The BBC documentary misrepresents the occasions of 2002 and is a malicious and low-level try to tarnish India’s international picture, it mentioned.

Through the documentary, deliberate makes an attempt have been made to tarnish the picture and recognition of Prime Minister Modi with an agenda to have an effect on India’s aim to be in a high place on the planet, mentioned the word.

This, even though the Nanavati-Shah inquiry fee concluded after a radical investigation that burning of the Sabarmati Express close to Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002, was a premeditated conspiracy, and the riots that adopted have been spontaneous, it mentioned.

The fee discovered no proof that the state authorities or any non secular group or political occasion performed any position within the riots, said the word.

The Assembly, which is having its Budget session, will meet on Friday after a two-day break.