In the Gujarat case of the 2002 Godhra train fire, the Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to 8 of the defendants.
The Sabarmati Express's s-6 coach caught fire at Godhra, Gujarat, killing 59 people.
This was one of the worst communal riots in India since Partition.
Justices P S Narasimha, J B Pardiwala, and Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud make up the bench.
Created to discuss conflicts of these bail terms.
They applead to say that the state government was against of death penality into life term.
The HC upheld 31 convictions in the case of death penalty.
But, they were seeking for top court for bail which government first refused, then accepted.
86 accused in the case. 18 died during the trial.
During this trial, one was discharged earlier by the court.