#SelfieWithDaughter: Ehsan Jafri's daughter shares 'haunting' reminder of 2002 Gujarat riots

Ehsan Jafri's daughter Nishrin Jafri Hussain on Sunday night shared a photo with her father with the 'SelfiWithDaughter'. In her post, she said, 'SelfieWithDaughter: This one will haunt him for ever

FP Staff June 30, 2015 09:55:30 IST
#SelfieWithDaughter: Ehsan Jafri's daughter shares 'haunting' reminder of 2002 Gujarat riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for successfully inspiring social media trends. And the latest one is the hashtag #SelfiWithDaughter. Aimed at creating awareness about and curbing female foeticide that is rampant in several parts of India, the Prime Minister asked people to share selfies with their daughters on social media.

SelfieWithDaughter Ehsan Jafris daughter shares haunting reminder of 2002 Gujarat riots

The photo Ehsan Jafri's daughter shared on Facebook.

The initiative saw a good response with the hashtag becoming the top trend on Facebook and Twitter. Not just India, people from across the world shared photos with their daughters making the campaign a huge success within a few hours. However, while most of the response was positive, there was one Facebook post that stood out like a sore thumb.

PM Modi may have come a long way from the days when he was Gujarat chief minister, but some people seem to remember his tenure well, especially the 2002 Gujarat riots that claimed several lives.

One of the lives lost in the Gulberg Society massacre was that of Congress MP Ehsan Jafri. He was brutally murdered by a violent Hindu mob and his house was burnt down on 28 February, 2002.

While his wife Zakia Jafri is still fighting for justice, his daughter Nishrin Jafri Hussain on Sunday night shared a photo with her father with the 'SelfieWithDaughter'. In her post, she said, "SelfieWithDaughter: This one will haunt him for ever"

SelfieWithDaughter: This one will haunt him for ever..

Posted by Nishrin Jafri Hussain on Sunday, June 28, 2015

This post proved to be a chilling reminder of how the riots have scarred hundreds of lives. And as the PM seems to have moved on, those who suffered during the riots still remember.

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