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07, Jun 2017
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It is has become evident that the violence, killings, attacks and destruction of houses continued for months from and after 28th February, 2002. The following documents provided the requite details to substantiate the same:

NHRC Report (May-July 2002)

Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women (August 2002)

The affidavits filed by Shri R. B. Sreekumar, the then Additional Director General of Police,     Gujarat

Figures furnished by the State Intelligence Bureau to the Election Commission

Figures furnished by the Gujarat State Government in its response to the NHRC dated 31.1.2005

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  1. a) Interim Report of the National Human Rights Commission 2002
  2. b) Report of the National Human Rights Commission 2002, July 2002
  3. c) Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women
    (August 2002)
  4. d) Full Texts of the Five Affidavits Submitted by former ADGP Intelligence,
    State of Gujarat, R. B. Sreekumar, who retired after a stiff legal battle as
    Director General of Police in 2007
  5. e)Report of the Central Election Commission 2002 Postponing the Gujarat
    Elections, 2002
  6. f)Gujarat State Government Response to the NHRC ON Relief and Rehabilitation (31.1.2005)

Till 23 April, 2002

636 Muslims had been killed in the riots (including 91 killed in police firing)

181 Hindus had been killed (including 76 killed in police firing)

329 Muslims had sustained injuries in arson

74 Hindus had sustained injuries in arson.

By August, 2002

989 persons (including 200 killed in police firing) were reported as dead from 817 as reported on 23 April, 2002 (Reference: Report of Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women)

After August, 2002 there was another 54 deaths.

The final fatality figure was 1037 deaths: 781 Muslims and 256 Hindus.

Out of 1037 deaths: 196 were killed in police firing: 116 Muslims and 80 Hindus

(Reference: Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women; the same has been recorded by the State Home Department)

Till August, 2002

There were 185 cases of attacks on women of of which 100 were in Ahmedabad

There were 57 cases of attacks on children out of which 33 were in Ahmedabad

225 women and 65 children were reported as “killed”

There were 11 cases of rape: 3 from Dahod; 1 from Anand; 4 from Panchmahals; 3 from Ahmedabad

(Reference: Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women; the same has been recorded by the State Home Department)

By August, 2002

132,532 persons had been displaced or forced to leave their homes and were living in 121 relief camps.

(Reference: Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women; the same has been recorded by the State Home Department)

Till June, 2002

4954 cases of residential houses having been completely destroyed: 2023 Urban and 2931 Rural

18,924 cases of residential houses having been partially destroyed:  11,199 Urban and 7095 Rural

This implies that more than 23,000 houses had been either destroyed or damaged by the rioters.

(Reference: Report of the Parliamentary Committee on the Empowerment of Women; the same has been recorded by the State Home Department)

The loss of property of Muslims was accounted as approximately 600 crores

The loss of property of Hindus was accounted as approximately 40 crores

(Reference: Sreekumar’s affidavit submiited to the Nanavati-Shah Commission)

 

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