The Supreme Court has rightly expressed concern over red beacons on cars of many privileged ones becoming nuisance for public-life causing hardships in traffic and other problems.
Case of killing of Lalit Maken should not be forgotten when the security-persons on duty were somewhere else at the time of his killing. Drastic cut in security to undeserving ones like ordinary MLAs, MPs, ministers and other politicians can be better utilized for security of general public.
Prime Minister of a country in response to demand of Parliamentarians there replied that those sensitive to their lives, need not contest elections at all! Same principle should be followed in India.
However, security must be provided for those who really deserve it like President, Vice President, Prime Minister and few others. Traffic-movement of such VVIPs should be minimized by tele-inauguration of events, and/or by holding functions at their official residences rather than at other venues.
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