India

The ‘State’ of Gujarat

Editor’s Note: In the light of the damning trial court order on the Naroda Patiya massacre in which 97 people were raped, murdered and burnt alive, 32 people including former minister Mayaben Kodnani and VHP/Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi have been convicted. We reproduce some articles from our archives that lend context to the ‘state’ of Gujarat