VIII. INDICTMENTS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF GUJARAT
Justice Khare’s scathing remarks againt the Narendra Modi Government
Justice V. N. Khare, the then Chief Justice of Gujarat, heading a
three-Judge Bench in the Supreme Court put the Narendra Modi Government in
Gujarat in the dock and made scathing observations on the State Government
and the way it was handling the riot cases. Justice Khare even advised it
to follow the "raj dharma" or quit.
sharply to this indictment and stated "He
can't distinguish between khare (just) and khote (unjust) but I would not
like to make any statement against him."
(Reference: “Justice Khare’s remarks irk Gujarat CM” Times of India; 4
an interview after this retirement Chief Justice Khare said: “I
found there was complete collusion between the accused and the prosecution
in Gujarat, throwing rule of law to the winds. The Supreme Court had to
step in to break the collusion to ensure protection to the victims and the