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Tackle terror but without bias: Sonia

August 01, 2006 17:35 IST

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday called for tough measures to tackle terrorism but maintained that no community should feel like it was under siege or as an automatic target of suspicion.

In a clear reference to complaints that the Muslim community was being targeted in the wake of the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai, she told a Congress Parliamentary Party meeting that the Centre should enable each state to have a fully equipped, properly-trained and highly-motivated anti-terrorism force.

"Anti-social and anti-national elements will have to be clearly identified and dealt with firmly," Sonia said, adding that effective police action devoid of any type of bias or political pressure was essential.

The Congress president, however, asserted that there could be no compromise on internal security.

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Sub: sonia

Sonia is stating as if our Forces are gonna go inside Iraq or some funland and look for terrorists and do not ask their religion ...

Posted by sanjeev

Sub: Sonia

Madam, Please tell the same to people in Kashimir and also to Mr.Shahabuddin(imam of jama)

Posted by Mahesh

Sub: What is meant by without bias???

What does she meant by "Tackle terror but without bias"??? Does she mean to arrest 4 Hindu if 4 Muslim terrorists are arrested? Stop this ...

Posted by Jayant

Sub: Mrs Sonia Let them act first

What Bias she is talking of isnt Reservation Policy Biased,,After all this all Attacks are done with Local Muslim Support..Still She want it to be ...

Posted by Gopal

Sub: Tackle terror but without bias

Should the cops waste their time looking in the Hindu, Sikh or Christian communities for these Islamic terrorists? Whose fault is it if the Muslims, ...

Posted by labrea



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