New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- The Special Investigative Team (SIT) looking into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots is reopening seven cases of rioting and arson including one in which the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) claims, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, then a Congress MP, was involved.

Kamal Nath's media coordinator Narendra Saluja said the decision to reopen the case is driven by political motives: "It is a 35 years old incident and the BJP is playing politics. There was neither a report lodged nor a court case against him (Kamal Nath). None of the commissions indicted him in connection with the incident. The matter is being raised after 35 years because Kamal Nath is now the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh."

In 1987, ...