Babu Bajrangi is the alias of Babubhai Patel, a former
leader, and central figure in the
Gujarat violence of 2002
. He subsequently joined the
. In 2012 he was convicted, along with
and 30 others for his role in the Naroda Patiya massacre. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. In March 2019
he was granted bail
on medical grounds.
hidden camera interview
Bajrangi described his elation while killing and said he was ready to die for
. He also said that
was a hero for whom he was ready to die, that the violence was carried out
with Modi's blessing
, and that Modi subverted the legal process to save him.
Gujarat pogroms 2002