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Bull's Eye

On January 15, The Indian Express columnist Francois Gautier wrote: "Yet, one should remember that the Hindu 'fundamentalists' did not kill a single soul ...

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For 70 hours after the demolition, the kar sevaks went berserk. Over 20 Muslim residents, mostly sympathetic to the Ram temple, were killed. Houses were burnt.

The government launched two prosecutions. First, for the conspiracy to demolish the mosque. For this, 42 leaders, including three cabinet ministers, were accused. Secondly, for the arson, rioting and murder that followed. The leaders were accused for involvement in the demolition. They were not charged for incitement to murder and rioting. Even though the same mob of kar sevaks, listening to the same speeches, led by the same leaders, committed both the crimes. So much for Indian justice.

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