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Shri P. Chidambaram
Union Minister for Home Affairs

New Delhi

Honourable Minister,

I have joined the INDIA TODAY Group's movement to Declare War on Terror.

Post-Mumbai, the cracks in our security structure stand seriously exposed. A complete revamp of the police force, especially at the metro level, is now top priority. The National Police Mission, announced by the Prime Minister in October 2005 to empower and equip the police to effectively take up the challenges thrown by terrorism, remains in deep freeze.

I humbly request you to implement police reforms proposed by the Mission on an urgent basis.

As a beginning, you could get the states to upgrade the existing police stations and provide better equipment.

The nation needs an alert and responsive police to fight the war on terror. We are banking on you to deliver.

Yours sincerely,
Concerned Citizen of India

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The prime purpose of the terrorists is to shatter the peace and unity of the country. The only way to defeat them is by defeating their mindless purpose-- stand with determined resilience with the people of the country irrespective of communal, linguistic and regional barriersn.
Swarnima Bhattacharya ,

Much has been spoken by the leaders, but no concrete work has been done so far. The ministry should not be headed by any politician but by some retired police or preferably some military official.
Shailendra Vikrant , Chandigarh