ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Relevance of Vishnu Sahai Commission

Judicial Inquiries into Communal Violence

Most judicial commissions appointed to look into communal riots since Independence have faced issues related to credibility, vagueness in terms of reference, lack of cooperation from the state government concerned and most importantly, collecting credible evidence. How will the Vishnu Sahai Commission, appointed to look into the Muzaffarnagar riots in Uttar Pradesh, fare remains to be seen considering that its findings can be used by different political groups for electoral gains.

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