Terrorism is an organized undeclared cold war against the sovereignty of the state. It is a crime against mankind. It targets' innocent and peace loving civilians as well as security forces. Terrorist organizations have established outlook across the world.
They have paid informers, and sympathizers including journalists. Some Islamic states guide, give shelter and finance Islamic terrorist organizations in dozens of countries. They recruit unemployed poor youth, train them in using guns, brain wash them to become jehadis. Every year in the last decade, several thousand innocents were killed or maimed. Each death shatters families and leaves behind widows and orphans'. Terrorism has increased to such an extent that the patience of Indians has been exhausted. In our country there are so many terrorist affected area like Gujarat, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Orissa and among this the most sensitive area is the Kashmir. Our neighbor nation gives a helping hand to the Kashmir terrorists to make violence and not to think any development for the state.
Earlier the government had enacted TADA to deal severely with terrorists. In some or most of the cases it became a successful. But it was withdrawn because the police used excessive force against the culprits. As we known our country stands on the policy of democracy, some political leaders raised a hue and cry in order woo' the Muslim votes. The press and the media started talking about fundamental rights in a secular stale. They shed not a single tear for the victims of terrorist attacks in J&K and in the Northeast states.
Nearly six years after TADA lapsed, the government came out with an ordinance to deal with this evil. This will have to be ratified and enacted by the Parliament against the mischievous antics of the opposition panics. POTO or Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance 2001is being discussed in papers and the Parliament. The Human Rights Commission is providing an umbrella to terrorists. They...