Teesta setalvad lied a lot about the godhra massacre. She cooked a great deal of stories just to make Hindus appear as the most violent people which grabbed the attention of international media. Made too many vague allegations on government and cried out loud that the entire godhra massacre was sponsored by the government. She pressurised a witness who was later booked under the charges of perjury.
She founded an NGO which promised that they would help those Muslims who suffered during riots. She collected huge money from many and did not spend a rupee on the cause. She and her husband splurged the money what was given to the NGO