ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bhiwandi Riots- Still-Born Special Courts

Bhiwandi Riots MAHARASHTRA witnessed possibly its worst communal carnage in May last year. Though news of the subsequent butcher- ings in Punjab and Delhi dwarfed the killings in Maharashtra, the latter experience has remained a matter of concern for the Muslims in the state. It was therefore not accidental that just on the eve of the Parliamentary poll last month, the state government hastily set up special courts to deal with the riots in and around Bhiwandi.

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