Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that he has replied to all the queries raised by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).
Modi, who appeared before the Supreme Court appointed SIT this morning which questioned him for over five hours.
Interacting with media, after coming out of the SIT office in the old Secretariat Building, Modi said: “I have replied to all the questions asked by the SIT officials.”
Modi claimed that his appearance before the SIT was his answer to critics.
“I am abiding by the Indian Constitution. As I said earlier, no one is above the Indian Constitution, and today, my action has reiterated the same,” he said.
The SIT questioned Modi in connection with the Gulbarg Society carnage in
There had been reports that Modi’’s interrogation would not take place inside the SIT office for security reasons and that he may be questioned at a place mutually agreed by him and the SIT.
The SIT says it would continue Modi’s questioning later this evening.
Confirming this, Modi said: “The questioning is not yet complete, I may come back around 9.30 p. m. Let SIT officials also do some home work.”
Modi said there are no officials of Gujarat origin in the SIT and added that it is expecting a fair outcome.
“There are no officials of Gujarat origin in the SIT, all officials are appointed as per the choice of Supreme Court,” he said.
It was reported that the SIT chief, R K Raghavan, was not present during the questioning.