Struggle for Justice - Additional Resources

The Mumbai riots in historic context (Ashgar Ali Engineer, The Hindu, 8 May 2012)

In Remembrance of Horrors Past (Jyoti Punwani, Kracktivist, 15 December 2012)

Please Remember (Sameera Khan, Himal, 25 May 2012)

Mumbai calm after Ayodhya verdict (Hanna Ingber, Global Post, 23 September 2010)

The riots took away the glitter of Diwali and the colours of Holi (Prasanna D Zore, Rediff, 2 March 2012)

The Shiv Sena indicted (R Padmanabhan, Frontline, 15 – 28 August 1998)

Bombay Riots of 1992-93: Akhtar Hasan Wagle’s Long Struggle for Justice (Geeta Seshu, South Asia Citizens Web, 14 March 2009)

Trouble On The Roads (Kumar Ketkar, Outlook, 16 April 2012)

Two decades on, the inconvenient truth (Meena Menon, The Hindu, 30 March 2013)

Mother of youth 'killed' by cops in '93 on hunger strike (The Indian Express, 6 October 2013)

‘Congress ran away when 1992-93 riots broke out’ (The Indian Express, 10 December 2012)

A Dome Around Their Necks (Jyoti Punwani, Outlook, 7 December 2009)

1984, 1992, 2002: Why riot survivors 'move on' (Lakshmi Chaudhry, Firstpost, 10 December 2012)

Riot victim challenges Tyagi’s discharge (Jyoti Punwani, The Times of India, 17 September 2003)

The ’93 rioters roam free while the Bomb Blast retaliators are punished (Jyoti Punwani, AltGaze, 21 March 2013)

Amnesty slams Maharashtra govt over '92 riots (The Times of India, 6 December 2002)

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