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

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People s Commission Report on Bombay Riots

It is remarkable how similar have been the views projected by the Maharashtra government and Hindu communalist forces on the riots which devastated Bombay city in January last. The report of the independent tribunal constituted by the Indian People's Human Rights Commission has therefore come as a breath of fresh air The tribunal's enquiry has also served to successfully assert the right of citizens to enquire into matters of public importance irrespective of the appointment of a commission of enquiry by the government.

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