The government has asked the CBI to reopen the riot cases against Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar and Dharam Dass Shastri. I picked up this news item for 2 reasons. One, it reminded me of the speech that Manmohan Singh made when the Nanavati Commission Report and the government’s ATR were tabled in Parliament. It was a very strongly worded speech, and I have no hesitation in saying that only someone of the stature and magnanimity of Manmohan Singh could have made it. His apology was heart-felt.
And two, because the government had the courage to take action against its own leaders. I wish the BJP would do something similar in
As an aside, I hope Justice Nanavati would not be as vague as in his anti-Sikh riot report, when he comes out with the