3. NHRC takes suo-motu cognizance of reports of Mass grave in Gujarat

The Commission has taken suo-motu cognizance of media reports about the unearthing of a mass grave in Lunawada village of Panchmahal District of Gujarat. The Commission has sought reports from the State Government and CBI.
According to the news reports eights skulls believed to be those of victims of post-Godhra riots of 2002, have been recovered. The bodies were reportedly discovered by the relatives of riot victims who claim there are at least 21 bodies in the grave. The State Government has confirmed the discovery.