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  • 1. COMMUNAL CLASHES IN INDIA
  • 2. introduction
    • Communal violence is among the bloodiest and most unfortunate blots on India’s history, and deserves very particular attention in the post-Independence era of a Constitutional secular democracy that promised equality and justice to all its citizens, irrespective of caste, creed or race. Why has this promise failed? It is true that, after over half a century of freedom, the frequency of communal rioting appears to be following a long-term declining trend.
  • 3. Here are some pictures of some deadly riots in India..
  • 4.
    • This picture shows us the ground zero smoke pouring out from coach s-6 of Sabarmati express which was torched by a mob in Godhra on feb 27 th 2002.
    • 56 people, mostly hindus had died.
  • 5. THE FIRE SPREAD
    • The VISHVA hindu parishad activists protested at Baroda railway station near Godhra on the same day as the news spread
  • 6. AND THEN..
    • Citizens and firefighters worked out the wreckage of shops in ahmedabad which were following overnight riots
  • 7. The burning train..
  • 8. The angry croud..
  • 9. Call for peace..
  • 10.
    • Chief minister Narendra Modi and his entourage examining the burnt coach shortly after the incident.
  • 11. The burned train..
  • 12. From inside the coach..
  • 13. The buildings that were set on fire
  • 14.
    • thank you 