Nitish defends himself on Gujarat riots

Apr 17, 2013, 04:44 IST | Agencies

“I was railway minister then (in 2002) and my responsibility was the safety of trains, not to maintain law and order. It was the state government's responsibility,” he said.

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Kumar has been repeatedly targeted by his arch rival Lalu Prasad Yadav for not ordering a probe into the burning of a train at Godhra in which over 50 people died.The incident led to widespread riots in Gujarat in 2002.  

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