Ashok Swain tweets details of deaths in various riots, asks “If Hindus are peaceful, who killed them?”

Sweden: Mr. Ashok Swain, Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, UNESCO Chair of International Water Cooperation, and the Director of Research School of International Water Cooperation at Uppsala University tweeted the details of communal riots which had taken place in India in the past.

Giving the details of number of people killed in different riots, he raised question, “If Hindus peaceful, who killed them?”.

He further wrote,
“1969 Gujarat riots-430 Muslims
1980 M’bad riots-400 Muslims
1983 Nellie Massacre-2191Muslims
1984 Sikh Riots-3000+Sikhs
1989 B’lpur Riots-900 Muslims
1992-3 Bombay Riots-575 Muslims
2002 Gujarat Riots-2000 Muslims
2013 M’nagar Riots-42 Muslims “.