Monday, December 1, 2008


Highlighting the urgency to fight terrorism, the President said, "when evil minds combine, good minds have to work together and combat."
"While we have the basic structure in the form of law, police cadres, intelligence agencies and judicial system, we need to reinforce them with required updates with a code of conduct."
"Every citizen, every group, every religion and every political and executive system should allow the law to function without interference," the President said.
Referring to the threat of extremists groups in the north-east, he said this required immediate, coordinated counter measures including effective negotiations for restoring normalcy coupled with economic development within the next three to five years.
Kalam, who visited some of the Mumbai blast victims in hospital, said he felt the pain of many who lost their hearing ability, their limbs fractured and amputated and spinal injuries leading to permanent disability. He complemented the Maharashtra government which rose to the occasion to provide financial relief for medical support obtained from private hospital.

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