society. This crime cannot be forgiven. I want to assure the people of Gujarat that something like this willnever be tolerated. The culprits will be appropriately punished for the crime they have committed.Not only that, we will set an example so that in future no one will dare dream to commit such a heinous act. The government of Gujarat is committed to the protection of all its citizens. Those who take law into theirhands and destroy the lives of innocent people have no place in a civilized society. I share the grief of thepeople of Gujarat.
For any humanist such an incident would cause indescribable grief. But at thesame time creating disturbances (
) indiscipline and expressing outrage (
) is not thesolution.
Violating the law and venting your anger by indulging in riots cannot be tolerated in any civilized society. Iunderstand your feelings but I pray to you that the need of the hour is to maintain peace and self-restraint.We are determined to punish those who have committed this crime. No one will escape their duepunishment.
Won’t you help the Government in saving Gujarat? Won’t you help us in maintainingpeace and harmony? The Government of Gujarat appeals to you for help, appeals to you for
In the midst of this
(deep outrage) it is my humble request that in such a testing time Gujarat expectsfrom you what it is best known for. There are numerous examples of how Gujarat has maintained peace andharmony during the most adverse of times. I want to remind you of this unique characteristic of Gujarat - of showing restraint and maintaining peace during adversities.
Let us serve Gujarat by maintaining
Let us strengthen the arms of law.
Let us create an atmosphere that will ensure the mostsevere punishment for the perpetrators of this heinous crime. I am confident that my solemn appeal willtouch your hearts. Let me assure you that everyone in the Government feels the shock and painexperienced by you. We feel the same intensity of pain as you do.
Even the Prime Minister is deeply disturbed by these developments and so is the Home Minister of India. The entire country has expressed solidarity with and shares the grief of Gujarat. But the responsibility tomaintain peace, harmony and restraint is
I understand your anger and outrage, I understand your pain. And yet in the self-interest of Gujarat, and to ensure that we don’t jeopardize the future of Gujarat, that Gujarat doesn’t get a blot on its face/ carry a stigma connected with these times all the5 crore Gujaratis need to keep calm and exercise self-restraint.
I also want to express my gratitude to you that in the midst of so much anger, out of 18000 village of Gujarat,disturbances have broken out only in a handful of villages.
By and large, there is any atmosphere of peace. However, the incidents that have occurred in the cities of Gujarat are disturbing.
It is my request to you, tit for tat is not a solution. “
Ver ver thi shamtu nathi
(Hatred is never won over by hatred)
I am not here to give you sermons. But I see the bright future of Gujarat. For its sake, I seek your helpcome and help the Government in maintaining peace.
The government seeks your help in punishing the guilty through the due process of law. The governmentseeks your help in creating an environment of peace so that law can take its own course.
I have full faith that the people of Gujarat will respond to my appeal and will work together for a peacefulGujarat.It is our responsibility to ensure that innocents do not suffer or lose their lives. Come, let us togetherwork for establishing peace. Again, let me assure that I full share your grief and pain. However, let ustogether strengthen the hands of law so that the guilty get the severe punishment due to them to set ahistoric example. Once again I appeal to the people of Gujarat for peace.
Jai jaigarvi Gujarat mantra jeevant karne ke liye hame shanti ka marg hi chahiye.
In order to give life tothe mantra of Jai Garvi Gujarat, we need to follow the path of peace.
I for one cannot find fault with this speech. There is a not a trace of provocation or demagoguery in it. Even the bodylanguage and facial expressions of Modi are sombre and sad—far away from the kind of devilish reaction attributed tohim.**page**