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Godhra riots: SC sets aside Gujarat HC order to rebuild destroyed mosques

The apex court was hearing a petition filed by the Gujarat government challenging a 2012 HC order

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Gujarat riots
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The Supreme on Tuesday set aside the High order in connection with the re-building of destroyed during the state's 2002 riots, triggered after the incident.

A bench, comprising of Chief Justice and Justice PC Pant, allowed the state government's appeal challenging the High verdict that it should reimburse for reconstruction and repair works of religious structures damaged during the 2002 riots.

The apex court was hearing a filed by the challenging a 2012 High Court order directing it to compensate for damages caused to religious structures during the 2002 riots for the failure of and order machinery.

First Published: Tue, August 29 2017. 13:06 IST