IAD did a fact finding visit to Vadavali in the first week of April 2017. This was after more than 150 families belonging to Muslim community were targeted and their houses burnt in unprovoked violence.
To highlight the plight of the victims we did a press conference on 19th April in Mumbai.
More than 42 houses were completely burnt down and 100+ houses partially destroyed. Some of the victims traveled from Vadavali, Patan District, Gujarat to address and answer the questions of the media persons present at the press conference.
More than 40 correspondents of leading media outlets attended the press conference.