Ahmedabad, Dec 12 (UNI) Movement of secular democracy (MSD) has demanded a public apology from Chief Minister Narendra Modi about his recent admission in a public meeting at Surat district regarding the encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
A resolution was passed in a meeting held here, demanding a public apology from the Chief Minister, by convenor of the MSD Prakash N Shah on the occasion of ''Human Rights Day''.
The meeting also condemned Mr Modi's justification of the encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, saying it violated human rights.
The MSD also decided to hold a public meeting on December 24 to chalk out plans and programmes for restoration and preservation of human rights in the state.
He said the meeting place comes under the Ellisbridge constituency hence they had invited all six candidates contesting from this constituency to express their point of view in this regard. However, only two candidates Updendra Acharya (Ind) and Bhavik Raja (SUCI) turned up to express their view point, he added.
In the meeting, the speakers expressed their concern over the decline of human rights in Gujarat under Mr Modi. The meeting was attended by Dilip Chandulal, Dwarika Nath Rath, Ms Ilaben Pathak, Indukumar Jani, Prof Ghanshyam Shah, Damayantiben Parikh, Rajani Dave and Prof R D Dave, among others.