If it will not harm anybody’s ego, why not to transform and change the nomenclature of act AFSPA (Armed forces special powers act) to new AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Peoples Act) to make it more public friendly. It is a fact that main object of army is to guard the country from external threats and thus its justified position is on
borderline. Bringing army in dealing with internal security problems is a pure dilution of Army’s status and unnecessary public intrusion. Internal security is the responsibility of local police in general and paramilitary forces in extreme cases. Need arises to train and equip these forces with advance technology and human psychology. There is a lot of political drama and discussion on AFSPA . Some call it as a draconian law and want it to be removed permanently, some want it to be restricted to some areas and some want it to be retained as it is. In my opinion, it is
not required at all as it brings down the status of army and creates
unnecessary fear in public.
Human hearts are conquered only through love and compassion, not by a dirty sword. If army is to be involved in public life, it should utilize its work force and resources in development activities as per cultural requirement of our beautiful valley. It is only then, the proposed new nomenclature of this act, as AFSPA will make some sense. Politicians should make their vision capable of seeing beyond vote bank. They should remember that this world is an examination hall; life a question paper, karma (deeds) an answer sheet and above all the Al- mighty God an examiner.
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