Thursday, July 13, 2006

People in Mumbai took the trains to work the next day after 7/11 because they have no other choice. They have families to feed, debts to repay, and lives to live. The government, on the other hand, will act busy and concerned for a few days, announce paltry compensation packages, and then go back to the orgy of corruption, treason, vote bank politics, and resign to complete ignonimity.

If this spectacle of blood and gore cannot wake up the Indian nation, then nothing can. The government must resolve to go in for pre-emptive strikes across the border instead of pleading to our inimical neighbor to shut down the terrorist camps. It’s like asking a Hyena to give up preying on dead carcasses.

The government must recruit a group of committed, hardcore, patriotic zealots, raise a strike force in the lines of Israel’s Mossad and capture Dawood Ibrahim right from the clasp of the country harboring him. This should send a message to the perpetrators of the blast that India means business.

All the families of the 190 people killed must be immediately compensated with minimum 20 lakhs in cash or government bonds, a house, and a car as a symbolic gesture of empathy for a city nested in a country that lacks the spine to safeguard its own citizens.

Since 9/11, how many blasts have rocked America? None. This is because America chose to use its might to go after those who kill in the name of religion. Agreed, that we do not have the unbridled air power, or for that matter any power that America has, but we have to demonstrate to the forces of evil that we can strike back as well.

We are a peace-loving nation? Whom are we kidding? We keep raping our women, burning our brides, bribing our cops, and voting criminals and social handicaps like Arjun Singh to power. If our politicians can garner even a fraction of that will and cunning - they do so judiciously to win elections – to plan and execute pre-emptive strikes across our border, India could be much safer.

As a nation, we must stop resigning such cowardly acts to Karma and start to take matters in our own hands. Yes, we are going to ruffle a lot of feathers, but if we do not take any decisive action now, tomorrow might not be there for us to give us another chance.

It’s not enough that Mumbai limps back every time after each carnage; it is time India kicks some butt.

7 comments:

Synchronicity Evangelist said...

Well said! I echo your sentiments and frustration.

sita said...

Joy, I bet this will evoke empathy from any sane Indian who reads this.

Cd said...

Bold views voiced out,
Its unfortunate that such things keep repeating itself.

Amit said...

I agree with what you said. Politicians in our country are spineless b******s. They would look the other way even when their own family is at risk. Even small countries like Bangladesh can threaten us and get away with it. Pakistan is still bigger. Pre-emptive strikes and economic sanctions on Pakistan...with a stricter laws to deal with terrorism...they are the need of the hour. If Israel can send tanks into Lebanon when their single soldier is captured...here we are talking about 100s of people!!!

Amit said...

I agree with what you said. Politicians in our country are spineless b******s. They would look the other way even when their own family is at risk. Even small countries like Bangladesh can threaten us and get away with it. Pakistan is still bigger. Pre-emptive strikes and economic sanctions on Pakistan...with a stricter laws to deal with terrorism...they are the need of the hour. If Israel can send tanks into Lebanon when their single soldier is captured...here we are talking about 100s of people!!!

Amit said...

I agree with what you said. Politicians in our country are spineless b******s. They would look the other way even when their own family is at risk. Even small countries like Bangladesh can threaten us and get away with it. Pakistan is still bigger. Pre-emptive strikes and economic sanctions on Pakistan...with a stricter laws to deal with terrorism...they are the need of the hour. If Israel can send tanks into Lebanon when their single soldier is captured...here we are talking about 100s of people!!!

Amit said...

I agree with what you said. Politicians in our country are spineless b******s. They would look the other way even when their own family is at risk. Even small countries like Bangladesh can threaten us and get away with it. Pakistan is still bigger. Pre-emptive strikes and economic sanctions on Pakistan...with a stricter laws to deal with terrorism...they are the need of the hour. If Israel can send tanks into Lebanon when their single soldier is captured...here we are talking about 100s of people!!!

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