India to follow US anti-terror strategy

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P Chidambaram
New Delhi, Feb 25: India will be adapting select anti-terrorism strategies that US adopted after Sep 11, 2001 attacks, Home Minister, P Chidambaram said on Wednesday, Feb 25. Stating that the Government is much more equipped and well versed now to handle terrorism than three months ago, the Home Minister told Rajya Sabha. He said that there will be better coordination between various security and spy agencies from next month when the multi-agency centre will be in place.

He said that a team had visited US to study their anti terrorsim strategies which was prepared after the 9/11 attacks. The team has returned and a strategy based on the findings will be decided.

"By March 31, there will be better coordination between Multi-Agency Centre (MAC) and its subsidiaries and between MAC and special branch of police and various data centres," he said.

He also assured the House that he is personally monitoring the investigations in the bomb blasts which took place last year in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Assam and Mumbai.

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