New Delhi: In the wake of reports that the Gujarat Government has contradicted its senior counsel on destruction of records on 2002 communal riots, Congress on Sunday termed it as a "somersault" and accused the Narendra Modi government of "lying" to the people.
"This is a classic slip done slop then again a slip by Gujarat Government which is doing somersault because it has much to hide. A very senior counsel on behalf of the state government said that records are destroyed in usual course," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.
He was responding to a media report that the Gujarat Government has contradicted its senior counsel's stated submission before a court regarding destruction of crucial records relating to the 2002 Gujarat riots....more
01:50 PM, Jul 03, 2011