Communal clashes in india

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Communal clashes in india

  1. 1. COMMUNAL CLASHES IN INDIA
  2. 2. introduction <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Here are some pictures of some deadly riots in India..
  4. 4. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>56 people, mostly hindus had died. </li></ul>
  5. 5. THE FIRE SPREAD <ul><li>The VISHVA hindu parishad activists protested at Baroda railway station near Godhra on the same day as the news spread </li></ul>
  6. 6. AND THEN.. <ul><li>Citizens and firefighters worked out the wreckage of shops in ahmedabad which were following overnight riots </li></ul>
  7. 7. The burning train..
  8. 8. The angry croud..
  9. 9. Call for peace..
  10. 10. <ul><li>Chief minister Narendra Modi and his entourage examining the burnt coach shortly after the incident. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The burned train..
  12. 12. From inside the coach..
  13. 13. The buildings that were set on fire
  14. 14. <ul><li>thank you  </li></ul>

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