2 Gulberg massacre survivors in Lok Sabha poll

Ahmedabad: Two brothers, who survived the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre here, are contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Gujarat. Imtiyaz Khan Pathan (42) is a candidate of Apna Desh Party from Kheda, while his elder brother Firoz Khan Pathan (45) has filed his nomination as an Independent from Gandhinagar, where he is pitted against BJP chief Amit Shah.

The Pathan brothers lost as many as 10 members of their family, including their mother and grandmother, when an angry mob attacked the Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad after the 2002 Godhra train burning incident. Imtiyaz Khan now lives in Gomtipur area of the city while his elder brother resides in Vejalpur.

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