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Truth alone triumphs! says Narendra Modi after court turns down Zakia Jafri's plea

Thursday, 26 December 2013 - 6:33pm IST | Agency: PTI

"Truth alone triumphs!" This is how Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi reacted today to an Ahmedabad court's verdict rejecting a protest petition filed against the clean chit given to him by the Supreme Court- appointed SIT in the 2002 communal riots.

The protest petition was filed by Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ehsan Jafri, a former Congress MP, was killed in the Gulbarg Housing Society massacre along with 67 others.

"Satyamev Jayete! truth alone triumphs," Modi tweeted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The verdict by Metropolitan Magistrate B J Ganatra came as a huge relief to the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the run up to the 2014 general elections.

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