Worst Riots in India

The question is should riots be an issue in coming elections?
And if that is made an issue then go through this list you would find every hand is stained in blood.

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Riot 1: 1947
Communal riots in Bengal |
5000-10000 Killed |
Ruling party happened to be Congress

Hindu children picking through the burned ruins of rickshaws in the wake of the destruction caused by Musliml riots in this predominately Muslim area, on Wellesly St. in the city

Hindu children picking through the burned ruins of rickshaws in the wake of the destruction caused by Musliml riots in this predominately Muslim area, on Wellesly St. in the city

 

Riot 2: 1964
Communal riots in Rourkela & Jamshedpur |
2000 Killed |
Ruling party Congress

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Riot 3: August 1967 |
Communal riots in Ranchi |
200 Killed |
Party ruling again Congress

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Riot 4: 1969 |
Communal riots in Ahmedabad |
More than 512 Killed in the city. 3000 to 15000
range in the entire state |
Riots for 6 months |
Ruling party happened to be Congress

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Riot 5: 1970 |
Bhiwandi communal riots in
Maharashtra |
Around 80 killed |
Ruling party Congress

Corpses lying among pieces of wood in preparation for cremation after bloody rioting between Hindus and Muslims Calcutta (Kolkata) 1946

Riot 6:
April 1979 |
Communal riots in Jamshedpur & West Bengal |
More than 125 killed |
Ruling party CPIM (Communist Party)

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Riot 7: August 1980 |
Moradabad Communal riots |
Approx 2000 Killed |
Ruling Party Congress

1983,Communal violence in Nellie,Assam

1983,Communal violence in Nellie,Assam

Riot 8: Feb 1983 |
Communal violence in Nellie,Assam |
2000-5000 killed |
PM – Indira Gandhi
(Congress party) – India’s worst slaughter of
Muslims in any single riot (just 6 HOURS)

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Riot 9: May 1984 |
Communal riots in Bhiwandi |
146 Killed, 611 Inj |
Ruling party Congress | CM –Vasandada Patil

Anti-Sikh riots in Delhi in 1984 Nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed after the assassination of then PM Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards in October 1984

Anti-Sikh riots in Delhi in 1984 Nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed after the assassination of then PM Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards in October 1984

Riot 10: Oct 1984 |
Communal riots in Delhi |
2733 Killed |
Ruling party Congress |
Almost 100% casualty were Sikhs, which makes this a Rajiv
Gandhi led genocide on India’s minorities |
Followed by “Big Tree falls” justification too from
the Prime Minister!

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Riot 11: April 1985 |
Communal riots in Ahmedabad, Gujarat |
At least 300 Killed |
Ruling party Congress

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Riot 12: July 1986 |
Communal violence in Ahmedabad, Gujarat |
59 Killed |
Ruling party Congress

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Riot 13: Apr-May 1987 |
Communal violence in Meerut, UP |
81 killed |
Ruling party Congress

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The Bhagalpur riots of October 1989, took place in Bihar in the district of Bhagalpur.

 

Riot 14: October 1989 |
Bhagalpur, Bihar riots |
800 to 2000 killed |
Ruling party Congress

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Riot 15: December 1990 |
Hyderabad, AP |
At least 132 killed |
Ruling party Congress

Aligarh riots

Aligarh riots

Riot 16: Dec 1992 |
Aligarh, UP |
At least 176 killed |
Ruling party Congress (President’s rule)

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Riot 17: December 1992 |
Surat, Gujarat | At least
175 killed |
Ruling party Congress

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Riot 18: Dec 1992 – Jan 1993 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra riots |
800 to 2000 killed |
Ruling party Congress.

Should Gujarat riots be an issue in 2014 election?? Or should we look ahead and talk about development ?

 

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