Nanavati Com to question former Guj minister
Ahmedabad: The questioning of former BJP
minister I K Jadeja, who was summoned by the Nanavati Commission probing the 2002 communal riots, was adjourned
on Monday till September 23 after the former sought time to appear
before the panel, officials said.
Jadeja, in a letter to the two-member commission of
Justice (retd) G T Nanavati and Justice (retd) Akshay Mehta,
has sought some other date to appear before it following his
prior commitments for today.
"Jadeja has written a letter to us today saying he
could not appear before the commission as he had prior
engagements," officials of the commission said.
"After considering his request the commission has
decided to call him on September 23," they said.
Jadeja was urban development minister in Modi
government during the 2002 riots. However, in the 2007 he lost
elections and is presently party`s general secretary.
The Nanavati panel, which is in the final stage of
delivering its report on the 2002 riots, had in the last three
months questioned suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and two
In the last hearing the commission had also hinted
that it might call Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for
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