Muzaffarnagar: Riot of a political kind?
September 21, 2013 | Duration: 44 min, 04 sec
Journalists would say that Muzaffarnagar was a tinder box waiting to happen. The Home Ministry said that it had issued prior warnings to the Uttar Pradesh government on possibility of communal riots. So why were the riots allowed to happen? Did political parties deliberately stoke the religious sentiments? Did the administration remain sidelined while the mayhem continued? Why is that even today we cannot prevent riots? Join us a for a very special Big Fight with Subramanian Swamy of the BJP, Gaurav Bhatia from the Samajwadi Party, Sudhindra Bhadoria from Bahujan Samaj Party, Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Congress, journalist Arati Jerath and sociologist Ashis Nandy, Member of All India Personal Law Board, Kamal Faruqui and last but not the least, our special audience from Muzaffarnagar - two friends and colleague of 25 years, Suraj Prakash Malik and Muzammil Husain from Dainik Suraj Kesri, a newspaper published from the city for the last 25 years.