He was a scientist-turned-lawyer. He was the pillar of all legal battles against the alleged fake encounters, involving Sadiq Jamal, Ishrat Jahan, Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsi Prajapati. The brave soul had fearlessly and consistently took on the Gujarat government in cases related to Godhra train burning incident and its aftermath.
Mukul Sinha was an IIT Kanpur alumnus and he had initially worked at Physical Research Laboratory at Kanpur. He switched over from Science to Law and got his law degree in 1989. His struggle began fighting cases for the underprivileged under the banner of his NGO `Jan Sangharsh Manch.
Irrespective of 'clean chits' by courts and gloss over by powerful and prejudiced media, the unprecedented violence at Gulberg Society, Naroda Patiya, Best Bakery, Sardarpura would always remain a stigma upon the face of land that gave birth to Mahatma Gandhi. The consequent incarceration of Mayaben Kodnani and VHP's leading activists like Babu Bajrangi have proved that we still have to go a long way before we form a just honourable society; a secular democratic country.
fought with conviction all through his life and refused to accept the
action-reaction theory of Gujarat Riots. He was leading, since 2002,
the legal battle from front against the marauders and won partly his
battle against many before he died. He has left behind a team of
ebullient and smart lawyers, journalists and 'conscience keepers' to
carry on his mission of Truth and Justice.
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