2002 survivor Sultana on Modi

The Panchmahals district (near Godhra) in Gujarat, witnessed some of the most horrific violence unleashed during the 2002 carnage. Like elsewhere in the state, the violence was marked by assaults targetting women; most such gangrapes went largely unreported. Sultana, one of the most courageous survivors, decided not just to break her silence, but seek justice as well. After giving a chilling account of the incident … Continue reading 2002 survivor Sultana on Modi

2002 Karsevak families condemn violence

This is an excerpt from Final Solution, the national award-winning film that probes politics of hate. The film, premiered at the Berlin film festival, has over a dozen international awards, including the Berlinale’s Staudte Prize (now known as the Golden Bear for Best Debut). The Panchal and Rawal families from Ahmedabad lost their loved ones inside S-6 of the ill-fated Sabarmati Express. Even as an … Continue reading 2002 Karsevak families condemn violence