The Citizens For Democracy (CFD) has constituted a Fact Finding Committee to uncover the truth about #BengaluruRiots unleashed by Jihadi elements in the city on August 11. In a press release earlier today, CFD provided the committee’s brief, intent and the members.
The Bengaluru Riots which shook the city resulted in the burning down of Congress Dalit MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy’s house, DG Halli police station, scores of vehicles and public property by a mob of Muslims. The CFD Fact Finding committee is set to investigate into the reasons, perpetrators and planners of the riots.
In its press release, the CFD informed that the Fact Finding Committee will be headed by Retd. Judge Sri Srikanth Babaladi and will consist of retired bureaucrats, journalists, advocates, professors and social workers as its members.
The members are as follows:
Sri Madan Gopal, Retd IAS
Sri. Dr. R Raju, Retd. IFS
Sri. Dr. Prakash, Retd. IRS
Sri. M N Krishnamurthy, Retd. DGP
Sri. R K Mattoo, Journalist
Sri. Santhosh Thammaiah, Journalist
Sri. Dr. M Jayappa, Professor
Sri. Dr. H T Aravinda, Professor
Sri. Muniraju, Social worker
Smt. Kshama Nargund, Advocate
Sri. Jerome Anto, Social worker
CFD Fact Finding Committee will be headed by Retd. Judge Sri Srikanth Babaladi with eleven other members from different fields
Citizens For Democracy (CFD) is a platform of responsible citizens committed to democratic values, safety and security of the citizens of India. CFD in its release has said it is imperative to survey the incident neutrally without any bias or vested political interests with a sole commitment towards truth. In view of this, we see a need to look at this whole episode in detail and uncover the plot behind it and come up with a plan of action that can be implemented by the society and the Government.
The said Fact Finding Committee will visit the affected areas, hear from the victims, access available evidence and submit a report to the Government for needful action.
Citizens For Democracy (CFD) Press Release