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Does India lack a strong anti-terror law?

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July 25, 2006 19:59 IST

Leader of the Opposition and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Kishenchand Advani has demanded that the central government revive the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

Accusing the Congress-led government of 'communalising the war on terrorism', Advani claimed that many police and intelligence officials had told him that they felt 'handicapped' in the absence of a tough anti-terror law.

Do you think Advani has a point here? Has the absence of a strong anti-terror law made India a soft target? Or do you think anti-terror laws won't go a long way in preventing terror? Tell us.

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