Earlier on Friday, the accused attacker, was arrested at the Ahmedabad airport after his arrival from Riyadh.
Congress leader Tom Vadakkan said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief minister of
"Now 15 years later, just before the
He added that Vijay Rupani as
"It also happened very close to
Earlier on Friday, Ajmeri, was arrested at the Ahmedabad airport after his arrival from
It was alleged that he had planned the terror attack and helped Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in executing it.
Ajmeri, an Ahmedabad resident, had absconded to
Two terrorists, allegedly with links to Pakistan-based LeT, had attacked the temple in Gandhinagar on September 24, 2002, killing 32 and injuring over 80 people.
The attackers were killed by the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos.
The Supreme Court had, in May 2014, acquitted all six convicts arrested earlier, including three facing death sentences, in the case.
The two-phase polling in the state is scheduled on December 9 and 14.