Harmony is the foundation upon which the future of any society, state or country rests, says Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
After a court gave him clean chit on Thursday in Gujarat riots case, Mr Modi wrote in his blog on Friday that he “was shaken to the core” when the riots took place. Words such as ‘grief’, ‘sadness’, ‘misery’, ’pain’, ‘anguish’, ‘agony’ could not capture the absolute emptiness “one felt on witnessing such inhumanity”, he wrote.
Never again should such cruelly unfortunate days come in the lives of any other person, society, state or nation, Mr Modi said.
On being criticised over the incident, he said “Can you imagine the inner turmoil and shock of being blamed for the very events that have shattered you?”