The Gujarat High Court on Monday asked the Nanavati Commission, which is probing the post-Godhra riot cases, to clarify by April 1 whether it would summon chief minister Narendra Modi.
The High Court issued the notice to Nanawati Commission through the states advocate general to reply to the court in this regard by April 1.
The Nanavati Commission has not called
The Gujarat High Court sent the notice on the petition filed by the Jan Sangharsh Manch, which has sought that the chief minister and the others depose before the Nanavati Commission, according to Times Now.
The Jan Sangharsh Manch, which represents the victims of the 2002 communal riots, had moved an application in April 2007 before the Nanavati Commission demanding that Modi be summoned for questioning.
The plea remained pending for over two years before the commission ruled against summoning Modi in September last year.
The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team has already summoned Modi for questioning in connection with the Gulburg Society riot case on March 21. However, he failed to show up.