Kalam calls for national campaign against terror
As India comes under frequent terror attacks, former Prez A.P.J Abdul Kalam mooted the idea of a National Campaign to Eradicate Terrorism, reports Satya Prakash.india Updated: Jan 18, 2009 01:26 IST
As India comes under frequent terror attacks, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam mooted the idea of a National Campaign to Eradicate Terrorism and suggested creation of a United Nations’ counter-terrorism force to get rid of the menace.
Delivering the first Dr L.M. Singhvi Memorial lecture on “Law, Technology & Society: Dynamics”, Kalam suggested creation of a unified intelligence agency, enactment of a law with stringent punishments, creation of sense of awareness among citizens, implementation of National Citizen Identity Card Scheme and equitable national development for inclusive growth.
Stating that nations have electronically connected all their economic, defence and national security establishments, he said such establishments could be the targets of cyber attacks during a conflict or to create instabilities in the country.
First Published: Jan 18, 2009 01:23 IST