The MLAs, who are out on bail, were felicitated at the venue of Modi's rally at Agra in Uttar Pradesh by the state chief, and it was preceded by a fiery speech of a local politician though Modi was conspicuous by his absence when they were felicitated.
Modi aide Amit Shah was present though, said reports.
The BJP has always maintained that Rana and Som are innocent.
"Our leaders were framed in the Muzaffarnagar riots case. But the court found the charges to be baseless. We will certainly honour them in our rallies," said BJP leader Kalraj Mishra.
--IBNS (Posted on 21-11-2013)