The first and foremost effective defense line to deal with terrorism is police, and in case this force is active and vigilant, only then it can stand before the terrorists. But the very unfortunate part is that no political party is interested to bring improvement in the working of the police because the weak police system could be easily used for the political benefits.
A question was raised after the Delhi gang rape incident about the misuse of National Security Guards who are entrusted with the security of VVIPs. The police force is not available for the safety of common man, and the police force available lacks modern infra-structure to deal with any untoward incidents.
The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has become useless in the dispute between centre and state governments, and there is no coordination between various security agencies. It looks that the central and state governments are more concerned about the security of their constituencies than the security of the nation.
Common man becomes a target of terrorists because there are no security arrangements made for him. In case, all political parties keep aside their self interests and feel that it is their duty to provide security to common man, then such dangerous tragedies could be avoided.