The imposition of POTA in the case formed the immediate context of the fact-finding undertaken by PUDR to Godhra in April 2003. With a list of the accused that appears to be still growing, this case has the distinction of having the largest number of accused under POTA in a single case. The PUDR team met the family members of nearly 20 accused, all of whom were residents of the localities Signal Faliya and Rehmatnagar in Godhra. The team also met lawyers, journalists and members of the Muslim community who were involved in providing relief to the victims of post Godhra communal carnage in the region.
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