This refers to the report that theState Advisory Board of theAllahabad High Court hasrecommended the revocation ofthe National Security Act slappedon Varun Gandhi, the BJP's LokSabha candidate from Pilibhit.Need anybody stress that adraconian law like NSA should notbe misused against political rivals?It will be interesting to see howeffectively and incisively the BJPexploits the recommendation.

H.P. Murali,



Although Varun Gandhi was jailedfollowing his hate speech offendingthe minorities, an impression didgain ground that he was singled outfor harsh treatment. There wereinstances of other top leaders makingsuch speeches too but no actionwas taken against them. Under thecircumstances, the Advisory Boardrecommendation is appropriateand impartial.

P.U. Krishnan,